Server.CreateObject Failed ASP 0177 : 800401f3

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Server.CreateObject Failed ASP 0177 : 800401f3

Post by jpb1904 » Tue Jan 11, 2022 11:53 am

My system is Windows 2003 server with MailEnable installed from Plesk.

I start the demo version of Classic ASP and the login.asp stops immediatley on ths line Set oOptions = Server.CreateObject("MEWebmail.Options") with error "Server object error 'ASP 0177 : 800401f3' Server.CreateObject Failed"

I read all forum posts on this and did the following, with no luck:
- found out where MEASP.DLL is installed
- regsvr32 MEASP.DLL
- added folder where MEASP.DLL is installed to path
- gave MEASP.DLL and later the complete folder Read and Execute permissions to pool-user, IME_USER and in the end 'everyone'

Nothing helped. Today is january 2022 and the latest posts are from years ago, so there must be a solution for this. This might be a Plesk thing?

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Re: Server.CreateObject Failed ASP 0177 : 800401f3

Post by Admin » Tue Jan 11, 2022 10:35 pm


Are you running the site as 32bit? The old webmail example will only run as 32bit. Also, the DLL it uses for that is MEAPWMS.DLL. You are best using a COM+ package for the DLL though, it will make it easier. That classic webmail though should just be used as an example, you shouldn't install it on public site.

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