~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ From: "Joshua Olson" <joshua at waetech.com> Subject: RE: [thelist] Hotlinking prevention : > > http://concepts.waetech.com/hotlinking/ : : > I believe he is using some kind of server-side process to do this : > work. All : > it does is interact with the IIS Metabase to create a new virtual : > directory, : > and point it to the actual folder that holds the images. And then it : > rewrites the central include file (which each content page is using) to : > update the values of the variables holding the name of the virtual : > directory. : : Ken, : : That is exactly correct. I use a cron job to fire off the ASP script every : few minutes. It's server-side in that the server is initializing the call, : but it's still just an ASP page that does the work. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Why an ASP page?