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Old 08-30-2004, 09:35 AM   #1
linuxuser2005
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Shutdown the System remotely via PHP-Script?


Hello. I want to shutdown my router, which is running Mandrake Linux 10 OE, remotely via my XP Computer by opening a (php) website on the router and press a shutdown button.

Is there any php script available that does exactly this? I haven't found one.

Chris
 
Old 08-30-2004, 11:06 AM   #2
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Make a shell script that shuts down the router the way you want it to and execute it in php by using exec(). Example:

Code:
The HTML:

<form action='shutdown.php' method='post'>
<input type='submit' name='submit' value='Shutdown'><br>
</form><br>

THE PHP:

<?php
if(isset($_POST['submit'])) 
//if submit has been pressed
{
 exec("shutrouter");
//NOTE change 'shutrouter' for the name of the script you are executing
}
php?>
Something like that should work. Hope this helps. More information:

www.php.net/exec

Last edited by King4lex; 08-30-2004 at 11:15 AM.
 
Old 08-30-2004, 11:53 AM   #3
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Thanks, I got it now like this, however, I had to allow the user "apache" to run the shutdown command via visudo. Now everything works fine! Incredible :-)
 
  


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