[thelist] ASP: FileSystemObject.FileExists

Maximillian Schwanekamp anaxamaxan at neptunewebworks.com
Thu Apr 15 03:26:15 CDT 2004

>This is all true, especially as you say, in a hosting environment. Unless
>you use a middleware COM component

I would guess that the vast majority of Access installations are used in
shared hosting environments.  It's doubtful many organizations with the
resources for additional components is going to use Access these days,
considering the many alternatives.

>If you change the worker process identity to LocalSystem, of course you can
>do this. LocalSystem can do anything, including replacing the OS binaries.
>But, as with IIS5 or 4, you had to deliberately configure your OS in a
>less-secure manner for this to work. <SNIP>...Component Services if you
>wanted to), which is a much less privileged

Thanks as always for the info Ken!

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