[UPHPU] local network

OgdenNights.com lists at ogdennights.com
Tue Nov 16 13:50:01 MST 2004

The other computer with the dBase files is running Microsoft Server, 
but is not a webserver and does not support PHP. Is there a way around 
those things?

On Nov 16, 2004, at 1:46 PM, Jeffrey Moss wrote:

> Have the computer with the dBase files run the cronjob and connect to 
> your mysql server.
> I use email for a lot of things like this. It is good because it 
> handles queueing automatically. If a server is down, it will keep 
> trying to send the email for whatever the timeout period is (I set 
> mine to a week). Send it and forget it. You'll want to encrypt it of 
> course.
> -Jeff
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>> You all remember the past questions about dBase databases and such? 
>> Well, I've setup a server with Linux, Apache, PHP, MySQL and dBase 
>> support for PHP and I can now query and record to a dBase file. I 
>> have learned that dBase is unstable, cannot be locked, and other 
>> nasty things like that. So, I plan on creating a PHP script that 
>> syncs each of the dBase databases with a similarly built MySQL 
>> database on a timed interval (using the cron).
>> The problem is that the dBase files are stored on another computer 
>> that is not accessible to the outside world, and I'm not sure how to 
>> access them with that PHP script.
>> Any ideas?
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