Re: Executing programs in a network unix shell
- hi john,
you asked for ideas so here goes...
from NTP: in the shell script that you need to execute include a
trigger for an event that will occur when all the previous processes
have finished running.
from NTP: write a PHP webpage that will execute the shell script.
include clip language that uploads [FTP] the file then calls the
browser to open the webpage thus calling the shell script exec. PHP
has built-in system functions. some will allow the shell script to
execute completely and then move on to the next step.
the triggered event:
the output from the event must be recognizable by NTP on your local
sys. you could send an email to a specific address then POP locally.
you could update a webpage and read this from the NTP clip. the
specific text you slurp from the output can then be used as a
variable back in NTP clip to fork the next path [e.g. if A then B
the same shell script would vary from sh, csh, tsch, bash, and one
might be better than another for your particular use.
of course the above workaround only functions if you are also online
while your main NTP clip is running.
PHP system functions:
shell script help: