[THIN] Re: Is there a way to automatically download the activex controls when doing application launching?

  • From: "Braebaum, Neil" <Neil.Braebaum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'" <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 15:28:23 -0000

I'm kinda struggling to understand (accepting your point about your NDS
implementation) as to still why you'd wish to reinvent the NFuse wheel?

Could you expand on why you feel NFuse won't meet the requirements, or
integrate within your environment?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt McComas [mailto:Matt.McComas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
> Sent: 18 March 2003 15:25
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Is there a way to automatically download the 
> activex controls when doing application launching?
> Greetings,
> Because of our unique environment, and the use of Novell 
> Application Launcher within our Metaframe XP farm, we are 
> exploring ways to do application launching from a web page so 
> that users can get easy access to the published application.  
> We've explored NFuse, but it may not be suited to our 
> purposes because of complications with NDS.  What we're 
> wondering is if there is a way to set up an html page which 
> will not only provide the link to the ICA file, but also 
> provide automated download of the latest activex controls so 
> that the ica session can be initiated.  We need this since 
> most of our users do not have the ICA32 client installed or 
> available to them.
> If we could get a hold of some sample code which would allow 
> us to automatically download these active x controls that 
> would be great.

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