On Tuesday 03 July 2001 07:47, Vikram Vaswani wrote:

> I am writing a PHP script to test if the server on which it is running
> is currently connected to the Internet. If so, the main page will
> display a notice saying "We are now online", else it will say "Not
> connected"
> Any ideas on how to do this with PHP? I'm guessing it would involve
> some kind of socket connection...

if ($Handle = fopen ("http://slashdot.org/";, "r")) {
  echo "We're NOT online";
  fclose ($Handle);
} else {
  echo "We're online";

Christian Reiniger
LGDC Webmaster (http://lgdc.sunsite.dk/)


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