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Old 08-30-2004, 09:35 AM   #1
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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.

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:


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


//if submit has been pressed
//NOTE change 'shutrouter' for the name of the script you are executing
Something like that should work. Hope this helps. More information:

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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