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SDM does not run

I am trying to run SDM on my XP Workstation. The following is installed:

SDM 2.5

Java 1.6.0_06-b02

When I launch SDM I get the following:

Browser: IE 7.0

Java: Enabled

Then I get a popup window with a bunch of Java code:

(partial copy of code)



* runAPP.shtml


* Copyright (c) 2004 by Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.





<script language="javascript" src="common.js"></script>

<script language="javascript" src="appsupport.js"></script>

<script language="javascript" src="localized_msgs6.js"></script>

<script language="javascript">

function getcookie(cookiename) {

var cookiestring=""+document.cookie;

var index1=cookiestring.indexOf(cookiename)

if (index1==-1 || cookiename=="") {

return "";


var index2=cookiestring.indexOf(';',index1);

if (index2==-1) index2=cookiestring.length;

var c = unescape(cookiestring.substring(index1+cookiename.length+1,index2));

return c;

} // getcookie()

function cookieLifeTime() {

var UTCstring;

Today = new Date();



UTCstring = Today.toUTCString();

return UTCstring;

} // cookieLifeTime()

function setcookie(name, value) {



return getcookie(name);

} // setcookie()

function docRoot() {

var args =;

if (args && args.indexOf("SDMONPC=") != -1) {

var curLoc = location.protocol + "//" + + location.pathname;

var i = curLoc.lastIndexOf('/');

var j = curLoc.lastIndexOf('\\');

if ((i == -1) || (i < j)) i = j;

var curBase = unescape(curLoc.substring(0, i));

i = curBase.lastIndexOf('/');

j = curBase.lastIndexOf('\\');

if ((i == -1) || (i < j)) i = j;

var curBase = curBase.substring(0, i);

i = curBase.lastIndexOf('/');

j = curBase.lastIndexOf('\\');

if ((i == -1) || (i < j)) i = j;

curBase = curBase.substring(0, i + 1);

return curBase;


What do I need to do?

New Member

Re: SDM does not run

I think that if you just tap f5 that window will refresh and give you the security prompt, confirm it and off you go.

New Member

Re: SDM does not run

If you're using IE, on its toolbar go to Tools->Options. Select the Advanced Tab. Scroll down to Security. Check "Allow active content to run in files on My Computer". Close IE and start again.

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