Building a DCOM-HTTPS Application
Because tunneling DCOM through HTTP-TCP/IP requires nothing different in the design and construction from any other standard DCOM application, the sample application that you'll build now will use RDS as its means of marshaling DCOM through HTTP (or HTTPS if you're running SSL on your server). The sample application will be very simple, with three server-side methods that can be called. One method will create a custom recordset and return it, one will return a string, and the third will return a Boolean value. By creating this application, you'll see how different data types can be returned through RDS.
Creating the Server Object
To create the server object for this application, start a new Visual ...