[UPHPU] local network

Jeffrey Moss jeff at opendbms.com
Tue Nov 16 14:51:17 MST 2004


Yes, cygwin has a scheduler (cronyd). Windows also has a scheduler, 
according to someone else on the list. There was a discussion about this a 
week or two ago. I don't know much about the windows scheduling agent, but 
cygwin would probably be easier if you're familiar with the crontab.

-Jeff

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "OgdenNights.com" <lists at ogdennights.com>
To: "Jeffrey Moss" <jeff at opendbms.com>
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 2:21 PM
Subject: Re: [UPHPU] local network


> Forgive my ignorance, but what will that do? act as a schedular that will 
> run the PHP script? Will it be able to run the PHP script since the 
> computer it's on is not a webserver and doesn't have PHP installed? Will 
> it be able to communicate with my Linux webserver?
>
>
> On Nov 16, 2004, at 1:51 PM, Jeffrey Moss wrote:
>
>> Well yeah, you can get a lot of functionality with cygwin 
>> (www.cygwin.com) or you could talk to your network administrator about 
>> setting up an FTP server on a higher up port, and forwarding incomming 
>> connections to you.
>>
>> -Jeff
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "OgdenNights.com" 
>> <lists at ogdennights.com>
>> To: <uphpu at uphpu.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 1:50 PM
>> Subject: Re: [UPHPU] local network
>>
>>
>>> 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
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "OgdenNights.com" 
>>>> <lists at ogdennights.com>
>>>> To: <uphpu at uphpu.org>
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 1:40 PM
>>>> Subject: [UPHPU] local network
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> 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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