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PHP WOL Sample Source Code

Network Component provides an easy-to-use development interface to a variety of IP protocols. By using Network Component, you can very easily create or enhance applications with network features.

Network Component features the following: DNS, FTP, HTTP, HTTPs, ICMP Ping, IP-to-Country, MSN, NTP, RSH, SCP, SFTP, SNMP v1/v2c (Get, GetNext, Set), SNMP Traps, SNMP MIB, SSH, TCP, Telnet, TFTP, UDP, Telnet, Wake-On-LAN and more.

Network Component can be well integrated into any development platform that supports ActiveX objects.

Step 1: Download and install the Network Component

Download Network Component from the ActiveXperts Download Site and start the installation. The installation guides you through the installation process.

Step 2: Create a HTML form

To connect to an ftp server using PHP we need to collect the login information from the user, then connect to the server and then view the content

First of all we need to collect some information from the user. Like the username, the password and of course the server we are going to connect to. Perhaps you'd like to change the directory or/and create a logfile at logon. You can make the form look like this.

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Step 3: Create the Network Component object

If you wat to use Network Component Ftp in PHP, you need to create an object. In PHP this means you need to create a new COM. The following code shows how to do this.

<? //create the Network Component WOL object
$objWol = new com("AxNetwork.Wol");

Appendix: Full source code


You can download the complete sample on our FTP site There are many other working Network Component scripts on our site and shipped with the product.