MetaBaseSetValue


Definition

Specify values for IIS settings for one directory in a Web hosting account.

Usage

Use this command to set HTTP access, anonymous access, directory browsing, the 404 error page, and the ASP error page for a directory in a Web hosting account.

Availability

All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

Log on to webhostingtest.ehost-services.com with Login ID resellwebid, password resellwebpw.

http://webhostingtest.ehost-services.com/websites/advanced.asp?Path=/testdir

The SAVE NEW FOLDER SETTINGS button calls the MetaBaseSetValue command.

Constraints

The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The Web hosting account must belong to this domain name account.
  • The directory must be a subdirectory you have created in the Web hosting account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:

https://resellertest.enom.com/interface.asp?
command=nameofcommand&uid=yourloginid&pw=yourpassword
&paramname=paramvalue&nextparamname=nextparamvalue

 

Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
HostAccount Required Name of the Web hosting account 14
Directory Required Name of the directory to set. Use format Directory=DirectoryName/SubdirectoryName Specify the directory path from the root, forward slash— or backslash—delimited, with no initial slash. 254
HTTPAccessible Optional Allow HTTP access to this directory? Permitted values are on and off. Default value is on. 3
AnonymousAccess Optional Allow anonymous access to this directory? Permitted values are on and off. Default value is off. 3
DirectoryBrowsing Optional Allow browsing to this directory? Permitted values are on and off. Default value is on. 3
Err404Page Optional Location of 404 error page. Use format Err404Page=/DirectoryName/FileName Specify the directory path from the root, forward slash—delimited, with an initial forward slash. Default is the browser’s 404 error page. 254
ErrASPPage Optional Location of ASP error page. Use format ErrASPPage=/DirectoryName/FileName Specify the directory path from the root, forward slash—delimited, with an initial forward slash. Default is the browser’s ASP error page. 254
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Options are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4

 

Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
Successful Success status of the query
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
Err(x) Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.

 

Notes

  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.

Example