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Mar 24, 2011, 07:26 #1
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Help please: Timeout when creating COM-Object with PHP on IIS
I really need your help with a big problem. When I try to create a new COM-Object for PowerPoint in PHP on an IIS-Machine, it runs into a timeout. No error messages, no system logs, no hints... just a timeout
- Windows Server 2003 (IIS 6)
- PHP 5.2.8 (by FastCGI)
- Office 2000 installed and running (Office 2003 was installed before and didn't helped, too)
I restarted the server and IIS many times. I reinstalled Office, but no luck.
When I create a COM-Object for Word or Excel: No Problem ...
$obj = new COM("Word.Application");
But with PowerPoint, just that timeout...
$obj = new COM("PowerPoint.Application");
I checked the Permission-Settings in the Component Explorer and they are fine. When I change them to something wrong, I immediatly get an error.
PowerPoint can be opened normally and there are no settings left in the application.
Please, I'm thankful for every hint!