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Shared Secure Server (SSL)
What is my machine name?
Using FormMail.cgi in a Secure Form
Cgiwrap—Secure Server CGI Wrapper
That's An Order Shopping Cart
Miva Merchant Shopping Cart (on qualifying accounts)


Shared Secure Server (SSL)
With SSL access, you can take sensitive information over the web securely. To call your page through the secure server, use the following url:

 https://machine.safeorders.net/yourdomain/name-of-your-form.htm
(your machine name can be found by typing in your web browser: http//yourdomain.xxx/faq.html. The machine name your domain resides on will be in red located at the top right corner of your faq.html page.)

  The "yourdomain" is your domain name without the extension (i.e., the username for fred.com is fred).

FormMail

The FormMail script is preinstalled in your cgi-bin directory. FormMail is a generic www form to e-mail gateway, written by Matt Wright, which will parse the results of any form and send them to the specified user. This script has many formatting and operational options, most of which can be specified through the form, meaning you don't need any programming knowledge or multiple scripts for multiple forms.

 To link to the form securely, the url will look something like:

 https://machine.safeorders.net/username/somepage.htm

 There is only one form field that you must have in your form for FormMail to work correctly. This is the recipient field. Other hidden configuration fields can also be used to enhance the operation of FormMail on your site. The action of your form needs to refer to the location of the script, and the method used must be "POST", expressed in capital letters.

 Here's an example of the form fields to use so that your form will post securely:

 <FORM METHOD=POST ACTION="https://machine.safeorders.net/username/cgi-bin/formmail.cgi">
<input type=hidden name="recipient" value="whoever@yourdomain.com">
<input type=hidden name="subject" value="Online Form">
<input type=hidden name="return_link_url" value="http://yourdomain.com/">
<input type=hidden name="return_link_title" value="Back to Main Page">
</form>

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Cgiwrap—Secure Server CGI Wrapper
We have a cgi wrapper for the secure server called cgiwrap. We have configured it to be automatically invoked when you make a call containing "cgi-yourdomain", like this:

 https://machine.safeorders.net/cgi-yourdomain/script.cgi

 You can call cgiwrap explicitly with this call, which does the same thing as the above call:

 https://machine.safeorders.net/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/yourdomain/script.cgi

 This assumes script.cgi is in your cgi-bin. You can also use cgiwrapd in place of cgiwrap to get extra debugging information if there is a problem. 



That's An Order Shopping Cart
Login to your Webcontrol. Select Free Scripts. Choose That's An Order. Allow 15 minutes for the server to install the software, then follow the instructions at:

 http://yourdomain.com/lto.htm




Miva Merchant Shopping Cart (on qualifying accounts)

Use the following paths. Replace "yourdomain.com" with your actual domain name. Your "machine name" with the name of your server. (your machine name can be found by typing in your web browser: http//yourdomain.xxx/faq.html. The machine name your domain resides on will be in red located at the top right corner of your faq.html page.) Replace "username" with yourdomain without the .com.

 Non-secure URL to Miva Merchant:
http://yourdomain.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?

 Secure URL to Miva Merchant:
https://machinename.safeorders.net/cgi-bin/smiva?username/Merchant2/merchant.mv+

 Secure URL to Miva Merchant Administration:
https://machinename.safeorders.net/cgi-bin/smiva?username/Merchant2/admin.mv+

 Root Directory for Graphics:
/Merchant2/

 Base URL for Graphics:
http://www.yourdomain.com/Merchant2/

 Secure Base URL for Graphics:
https://machinename.safeorders.net/username/Merchant2/

 Root Directory for Modules 
/Merchant2/

 Secure Root Directory for Modules
/username/Merchant2/ 

Please note URL for logging into Miva administration:
http://yourdomain.com/Merchant2/admin.mv+

 Mail Server:
mail.yourdomain.com

 For additional instruction, please refer to the Miva Site at http://www.miva.com/docs/merchant/