Read and Write Binary Files in VB6, VBScript, ASP

The Chilkat FileAccess ActiveX is a freeware component that may be used to read and write binary files in VBScript, ASP, VB6, etc. Here are some sample code fragments: VBScript ‘ Download the Chilkat FileAccess ActiveX (freeware) from here: ‘ http://www.chilkatsoft.com/download/FileAccess.zip set fac = CreateObject(“Chilkat.FileAccess”) ‘ Read an entire file …

Port 465 is Normally the Implicit SSL SMTP Port, but not always…

If you open a DOS prompt and telnet to an SMTP server (typically port 25 for non-SSL, port 465 for SSL), you should get a human-readable printable-text “HELLO” message from the non-SSL port, but binary SSL-handshake protocol gobbly-gook from an implicit SSL port. For example: > telnet mail.chilkatsoft.com 25 220 …