how to serialize a COM object ?

Neil Hodgson nyamatongwe+thunder at gmail.com
Tue Apr 24 23:53:01 CEST 2007


vml wrote:

> I have a COM object.
> 
> I would like to pass this com object from a server to a client through
> a socket.

    As Diez mentioned, this may be possible through Distributed COM 
(DCOM). Its not very popular any more with techniques such as SOAP being 
more widely implemented. DCOM is fiddly to set up particularly the 
security aspects. IIRC I did get it to work with Python but that was 
maybe 8 years ago. Here's an overview of DCOM:

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms809311.aspx

    Neil



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