On 2009-12-15, at 11:55 PM, Richard Quadling wrote: > Do you have a default stream context defined for the http stream?
Nope. > > A _LONG_ time ago, when I was using a firewall with NTLM > authentication (which PHP doesn't deal with), I had to route all my > calls through a local proxy. > > This was the code I had ... > > <?php > // Define the default, system-wide context. > $r_default_context = stream_context_get_default( > array( > 'http' => array( // All HTTP requests are passed through the > local > NTLM proxy server on port 8080. > 'proxy' => 'tcp://127.0.0.1:8080', > 'request_fulluri' => True, > ), > ) > ); > > // Though we said system wide, some extensions need a little coaxing. > libxml_set_streams_context($r_default_context); > > > Now, you may not see this in your code, but may be in a script which > is loaded via auto_prepend_file. Wish it were, but my test code is bare bones. > > I would also suggest running something like WireShark at the same time > as your script. See if there is ANY traffic over the wire. > > Do the cURL and file_get_contents() code generate identical requests? cURL -- both PHP and command-line -- fetches files and URLs (remote and local) w/o issues. file_get_contents() fetches files, but fails on all URLs (remote and local). This is why I believe the problem lies with the machine's configuration and not the Firewall. It's pretty confounding, isn't it? I'm not sure what to do at this point. ...Rene