Purpose (from Microsoft's website)
The HTTP Server API enables applications to communicate over HTTP without using Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS). Applications can register to receive HTTP requests for particular URLs, receive HTTP requests, and send HTTP responses. The HTTP Server API includes SSL support so that applications can exchange data over secure HTTP connections without IIS.
There have been several times in the past that I wanted to either retrieve information from one of my PCs or execute commands on one of my PCs, whether it was from across the world or sitting on my couch. Since AutoIt is one of my favorite tools for automating just about anything on my PC, I looked for ways to make to make it happen. Setting up a full blown IIS server seemed like overkill so I looked for lighter weight solutions. I though about creating my own AutoIt UDP or TCP server but that just wasn't robust enough, Then I found Microsoft's HTTP Server API and it looked very promising. After doing a little research into the APIs, I found that it was flexible & robust enough to handle just about any of the tasks that I required now and in the future. So a while back I decided to wrap the API functionality that I needed into an AutoIt UDF file to allow me to easily create the functionality I needed at the time. It has come in very handy over the years. Of course it wasn't all wrapped up with a nice little bow like it is now. That only happened when I decided to share it with anyone else who could use it or learn from it.
The example file that I included is a very granular example of the steps required to get a lightweight HTTP Server up and listening for GET requests. The UDF is a wrapper for the Microsoft APIs. That means to do anything over and above what I show in the example, one would probably have to have at least a general knowledge of APIs or the ability to figure out which APIs/functions to use, what structures and data is needed to be passed to them, and in what order. However, the UDF gives a very solid foundation on which to build upon. Of course, if anyone has questions about the UDF or how to implement any particular functionality, I would probably help to the extent that I could or point you in the right direction so that you can figure out how to implement your own solution.
The APIs included in the UDF are the ones that I needed in the past to do what I needed to do. If any additional APIs need to be added to the UDF file, please make those suggestions in the related forum topic.
Being that this is basically an AutoIt wrapper for the Microsoft API functions, there's no need to create AutoIt-specific documentation. All of the UDF functions, structures, constants, and enumerations are named after their Microsoft API counterparts. Therefore, you can refer to Microsoft's extensive documentation of their HTTP Server API. As stated earlier, if there is one or more APIs that you find yourself needing for your particular solution, please suggest it in the related Example Scripts forum topic.
Microsoft HTTP Server API - Start Page
Microsoft HTTP Server API - API v2 Reference
Microsoft HTTP Server API - Programming Model
I don't have any experience compiling AutoIt scripts or know of any best practices regarding said scripts so I was wondering, what are some of the options for passing data to complied scripts? Here's an example of what I mean by "option": Writing data to a text file, then running a script which reads the data from that text file.
I apologize if this topic is a little lackluster
Hello Guys and AutoIt Scriptwriters!🎉❤️
I've created a script to notify to me if RDP main IP changed then send a message via Telegram bot to me
But some of my RDP's Main IP are @IPAddress1 or @IPAddress3 or Public IP Address...
I want to detect automatically the IP that windows client can run RDP to remotely control
This image can help you that what i say, there are three RDP with specified IP, i want to run script in these RDP's then capture those IP's changes then notify me via Telegram bot
When new versions e.g. of your compiled script cannot be replaced on the server, as they are in use, you can use this script to manage to close the open handles and to replace the old file with your new version.
; Autoit v220.127.116.11 #Region ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI **** #AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Description=Close OpenFileHandlles, replace file on Server with a new version #AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Fileversion=1 #AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_LegalCopyright=(c) 2019 by Rudolf Thilo, IT-Beratung Rudolf Thilo #AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_SaveSource=y #EndRegion ;**** Directives created by AutoIt3Wrapper_GUI **** #include <GUIConstantsEx.au3> #include <NetShare.au3> #include <WindowsConstants.au3> #include <Array.au3> #include <EditConstants.au3> ; Enumerate open files on the server $DragDropOpenFile = "<drag-drop file locked on Server to be closed and replaced>" $DragDropNewFile = "<drag-drop file to replace the one on the server>" $NewFile = "" $Gui_h = 250 $Gui_w = 800 $vDist = 7 ; GUICreate($GuiTitle, $w, $h, @DesktopWidth - $w - 100, @DesktopHeight - $h - 60, -1, $WS_EX_ACCEPTFILES) ; generally enable drag-drop for files into other GUI controls $myGui = GUICreate("force close of all NETWORK opened file handles", $Gui_w, $Gui_h, 100, 100, -1, $WS_EX_ACCEPTFILES) $InputFileToClose = GUICtrlCreateInput($DragDropOpenFile, 20, $vDist, $Gui_w - 40, 20) GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DROPACCEPTED) ; allow drag-droping files for this control, $InputFile Opt("Guicoordmode", 2) $InputFileNew = GUICtrlCreateInput($DragDropNewFile, -1, $vDist) GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DROPACCEPTED) ; allow drag-droping files for this control, $InputFile GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE) $lServer = GUICtrlCreateLabel("<server>", -1, $vDist) $lShare = GUICtrlCreateLabel("<share>", -1, $vDist) $lPath = GUICtrlCreateLabel("<path>", -1, $vDist) $lFile = GUICtrlCreateLabel("<file>", -1, $vDist) $doit = GUICtrlCreateButton("search for and close open file handles", -1, $vDist) GUICtrlSetState(-1, $GUI_DISABLE) $exit = GUICtrlCreateButton("cancel", -1, $vDist) GUISetState() $FN = False $FNnew = "" $FNmatch = False $ToolTitle = "" $ToolTxt = "" While 1 $input = GUICtrlRead($InputFileToClose) If $input <> $DragDropOpenFile Then ; da wurde was reingezogen $DragDropOpenFile = $input If StringLeft($input, 2) = "\\" Then $Type = "UNC" $ServerShareUNC = StringLeft($input, StringInStr($input, "\", 0, 4) - 1) $fRelPathFN = StringReplace($input, $ServerShareUNC, "") $fPath = StringLeft($fRelPathFN, StringInStr($fRelPathFN, "\", 0, -1)) $FN = StringTrimLeft($fRelPathFN, StringInStr($fRelPathFN, "\", 0, -1)) ElseIf StringMid($input, 2, 1) = ":" Then ; Pfad mit Laufwerksbuchstabe, evtl. Netzwerk Mapping (erforderlich) $drive = StringLeft($input, 2) $Type = DriveGetType($drive) If $Type = "Network" Then $ServerShareUNC = DriveMapGet($drive) $foo = StringReplace($input, $drive, $ServerShareUNC) ; Laufwerkspfad in UNC Pfad umwandeln $fRelPathFN = StringReplace($foo, $ServerShareUNC, "") $fPath = StringLeft($fRelPathFN, StringInStr($fRelPathFN, "\", 0, -1)) $FN = StringTrimLeft($fRelPathFN, StringInStr($fRelPathFN, "\", 0, -1)) Else MsgBox(0, @ScriptLineNumber, "This script can *ONLY* close open file handles on NETWORK SHARES!" & @CRLF & _ $input & @CRLF & _ $drive & " = " & $Type) ContinueLoop 2 EndIf EndIf $Server = StringLeft($ServerShareUNC, StringInStr($ServerShareUNC, "\", 0, 3) - 1) $Share = StringTrimLeft($ServerShareUNC, StringInStr($ServerShareUNC, "\", 0, 3) - 1) GUICtrlSetData($lServer, $Server) GUICtrlSetData($lShare, $Share) GUICtrlSetData($lPath, $fPath) GUICtrlSetData($lFile, $FN) GUICtrlSetState($doit, $GUI_ENABLE) GUICtrlSetState($InputFileNew, $GUI_ENABLE) EndIf If $NewFile <> GUICtrlRead($InputFileNew) Then $NewFile = GUICtrlRead($InputFileNew) If $NewFile <> $DragDropNewFile Then If StringInStr($NewFile, $DragDropNewFile) Then $NewFile = StringReplace($NewFile, $DragDropNewFile, "") GUICtrlSetData($InputFileNew, $NewFile) EndIf $FNnew = StringTrimLeft($NewFile, StringInStr($NewFile, "\", 0, -1)) If $FN = $FNnew Then If $FNmatch = False Then $FNmatch = True GUICtrlSetData($doit, "Search for open file handles, close them, overwrite old file.") EndIf Else If $FNmatch Then $FNmatch = False GUICtrlSetData($doit, "Search for open file handles and close them.") GUICtrlSetData($InputFileNew,$DragDropNewFile) EndIf EndIf EndIf EndIf Switch GUIGetMsg() Case $exit, $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE GUIDelete($myGui) Exit Case $doit AbArbeiten($Server, $Share, $fPath, $FN) EndSwitch WEnd Func AbArbeiten($_Srv, $_Shr, $_fPth, $_fNme) Local $iID = 0 Local $iRights = 1 Local $iLckCount = 2 Local $iFPFN = 3 Local $iUser = 4 ConsoleWrite($_fPth & $_fNme & @CRLF) Local $aFile = _Net_Share_FileEnum($_Srv) If IsArray($aFile) Then ; _ArrayDisplay($aFile) Local $x $ToolTxt = "Open Handles:" $ToolTitle = $aFile & " handles still waiting to be checkt..." UpdateToolTip() AdlibRegister(UpdateToolTip, 1000) For $x = $aFile To 1 Step -1 $ToolTitle = $x & " handles waiting to be checked..." If Not StringInStr($aFile[$x][$iFPFN], $_fPth & $_fNme) Then ; ConsoleWrite("Nix Enthalten in: " & $aFile[$x][$iFPFN] & @CRLF) _ArrayDelete($aFile, $x) Else $ToolTxt &= @CRLF & $aFile[$x][$iFPFN] & ", User = " & $aFile[$x][$iUser] ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : $ToolTxt = ' & $ToolTxt & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF) ;### Debug Console EndIf Next $aFile = UBound($aFile) - 1 _ArraySort($aFile, 0, 1, 0, $iUser) ; _ArrayDisplay($aFile, $aFile & " FileLocks found.") If $aFile = 0 Then $ToolTitle = "Done. No open handles coud be found." $ToolTxt &= @CRLF & "Nothing to be closed!" Sleep(2000) $ToolTxt = "" Else $ToolTitle = $aFile & " Handles found to be closed..." $CloseErr = 0 For $x = 1 To $aFile If _Net_Share_FileClose($Server, $aFile[$x][$iID]) Then $ToolTxt &= @CRLF & @TAB & "Handle closed: " & $aFile[$x][$iID] Else $ToolTxt &= @CRLF & "ERROR: Handle Close Failed! --> " & $aFile[$x][$iFPFN] & ", User = " & $aFile[$x][$iUser] $CloseErr += 1 EndIf Next ConsoleWrite('@@ Debug(' & @ScriptLineNumber & ') : $CloseErr = ' & $CloseErr & @CRLF & '>Error code: ' & @error & @CRLF) ;### Debug Console If $CloseErr = 0 Then $ToolTitle = "Alle open handles were closed successfully." If FileExists($NewFile) Then If FileCopy($NewFile, $input, 1 + 8) Then $ToolTitle = "File could be replaced." $ToolTxt = "done" Else $ToolTitle = "File could *NOT* be replaced" $ToolTxt = "Most propably a newly open file handle was created while this script was running." & @CRLF & _ "Just start over again." EndIf EndIf Else $ToolTitle = $CloseErr & " handles could *NOT* be closed!" Sleep(2000) EndIf Sleep(1000) $ToolTxt = "" $ToolTitle = "" EndIf Else MsgBox(0, "not an array", $aFile & @CRLF & @error & @CRLF & @extended) EndIf EndFunc ;==>AbArbeiten Func UpdateToolTip() ToolTip($ToolTxt, MouseGetPos(0) + 20, MouseGetPos(1) + 20, $ToolTitle) ; ConsoleWrite( $ToolTxt & @CRLF & $ToolTitle & @CRLF & "-------------------" & @CRLF) EndFunc ;==>UpdateToolTip Rudi.
Currently, I'm working on a program that will display Dialog boxes with either Yes or No.
For each dialog, I reward the user with X amount of Credits.
I'm hoping to output the amount of credits to a cell in a column (there will be 20 different columns).
It will only post to a row that is equal to today's date (first column). If no row exists yet with the current date, it will start a new row.