Re: Find default web page of a directory
"jain" <email@example.com> wrote in message
I need to find the default webpage from a webdirectory using vc++.
Ie. If the folder is www.somedomain.com/dir1/dir2/, some times there
is a default web page such as. Index.html, default.html, default.asp.
If there is any method in VC++ to find out the default page using the
address of the directory, please help me.
It can't be done in general. The server may be configured to use any
file as the default file, and it usually doesn't tell the client what
that file is. Some HTTP servers report it in Content-Location header,
but most don't.
Also, in some cases there is no default file at all. E.g. Apache server
may be configured to generate a listing of the directory on the fly, if
the directory doesn't contain, say, index.html
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