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[nycphp-talk] Solution Sought

Brian brian at preston-campbell.com
Fri Apr 18 14:55:55 EDT 2003


On Friday 18 April 2003 02:46 pm, jessica kelly wrote:
> I FTP to the server but my production computer is outside the
> firewall (as is the web server) so that's not the problem. The
> computer that the web cam will be connected to is behind the
> firewall and can not FTP to the server.
>
> Jessica
>
> >>> drodriguez1 at mac.com 4/18/03 2:36:03 PM >>>
>
> What method have you got to get files to that web server now?
>
> D.
>
> On Friday, Apr 18, 2003, at 14:23 America/New_York, jessica kelly 
wrote:
> > I need to set up a "Construction Web Cam" (photo, not streaming)
> > where I work. The main server is outside the firewall but the
> > computer that the camera will be attached to is inside the
> > firewall and you can not FTP through it nor will the network
> > admin. turn on the FTP ability. I am doubtful that he can map a
> > drive or folder to the main web server (apache on a win 2k
> > advanced server). He states that I must use HTTP protocol but
> > apache is not configured with web DAV and I wouldn't know how to
> > recompile if I needed/had to.
> >
> > Does anyone know of something(s) that would/could work?
> >
> > I also need the ability to have some program (PHP?) to
> > automatically take the resulting pictures and generate a page
> > with either thumbnails or links to the photos generated.
> >
> > I'm looking for a free or next to free solution that will work on
> > a windows platform.
> >
> > Thank You,
> >
> > Jessica
>
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In this case, since the webcam is behind the firewall, but you are 
allowed http requests, you can simple access the image directly with
<img scr="http://[ip of cam server]/image.jpg]" etc etc etc..>

I have a  small java applet that refreshes periodically so if you are 
overwriting the image, the image on your webpage will refresh.  If 
that is what you need, I can send it to you offlist.

Brian




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