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    PHP Send data to another Server

    Hi,

    I have a php script which gets data from the server A using shell_exec() and then save its results to a variable (I have three variables i.e. $Username, $Status, $IP). Then i display them as needed.

    Now i want to send these data to Server B and there i want to display the results of these variables.

    I have found some curl script http://www.codingforums.com/archive/.../t-160319.html

    But i am confused because I am not sure how to do it in a real server , i.e. how to connect to the Server A. In the above line there is nothing mentioned about the connection to ServerB

    Also , Will it work on a shared server (which normally uses cPanel).


    Thanks

    usmangt

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    In the above line there is nothing mentioned about the connection to ServerB
    In the script you referenced, the variable $url contains THE OTHER server address.
    This need not (necessarily) be a domain name, it could be the IP address of the other server.
    One server is 'feeding' the values in a PHP script and the other 'reads' the output of that page.

    If you simply need to pass data (information) between servers, you should investigate SCP.
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    cURL is for situations where your server must act as a client - most frequently with payment gateways. The SSH2 functions (of which scp is a part) come up more rarely. I'm working on a script right now that does this using this library http://phpseclib.sourceforge.net

    I don't know if there's anything more recent out there - the version of that library the code I inherited is using was written for PHP 4. It seems to work well enough though.


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