Roger H. wrote: >Evolters, > >Is there a way to remotely tell if an intranet's server is running some form >of UNIX or not? I get a chance to work on an online database application, IF >they have MySQL/PHP running, or at least the potential. > >I had someone upload a info.php file with the <?php phpinfo() ?> in it, but >it only printed that to the web page. Does that automatically mean the >server does NOT have PHP installed, or isn't even a unix server?? a windows >server could no way run that file, right? > >Sorry for such a dumb question, I just can't seem to figure this out. > > That is not true. I run PHP and Apache/MySql on my Windows machine and it works fine. What your test determined is that it does not have PHP enabled (that is when you have saved the file with a .php extension). You can use http://news.netcraft.com/ to test what a domain has running, for example: http://searchdns.netcraft.com/?host=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.php.net&position=limited&lookup=Wait..