Web Application Server Functions

Description

Alpha Anywhere provides the following functions for controlling the Web Application Server.

Name
Description
A5_COUNT_WEBSESSIONS Function

Obsolete

A5_HTTP Function

Returns either 'http://' or 'https://' depending on whether SSL is running.

a5_serverside_findbykey Function

Used when Find by Key command is invoked for an active-link table. Does a server-side query.

a5_serverside_query_genie Function

Opens the server-side filter/order builder for a form/browse that is based on an active-link table.

a5_serversidesavedqueryrun Function

Run a saved server side query

A5W_INFO Function

Create a web page with info about the A5W environment

httpd_autoactivate Function

Automatically install and activate server licenses

httpd_defaultCipherList Function

Returns the default cipher list to be used by the server if the ciphers used by the server have not been set.

httpd_gettimeskewinminutes Function

Get time skew compared to NIST in minutes. Returns 0 if NIST cannot be contacted.

httpd_gettimeskewinseconds Function

Get time skew compared to NIST in seconds. Returns 0 if NIST cannot be contacted.

httpd_license_activate Function

Activates the specified Application Server license

httpd_license_deactivate Function

Deactivates the specified Application Server license

HTTPD_SERVER_IS_RUNNING Function

Determines whether or not the Application Server is running.

HTTPD_SERVER_RESTART Function

Restarts the Standard Application Server.

HTTPD_SERVER_START Function

Starts the Application Server

HTTPD_SERVER_STOP Function

Stop server

HTTPD_SERVER_TOGGLE Function

Toggles the state of the Application Server (e.g. starts a stopped server, stops a running server)

xmlhttp_classname Function

Return the correct XMLHTTP class name based on what is installed in the current operating system

Additional Functions for controlling the Web Application Server. 

A5_COUNT_WEBSESSIONS() - Returns the number of active sessions.

SERVER.RESET() - Deletes all server variables.

SESSION.RESET() - Resets the current session by clearing out all variables that are stored in the current client session.