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Proadcasting Messeges

Posted on 2002-07-27
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Hi
I Wont to broadcast messege as string from program on the server side to all programs on the clinets that connected to the server program .
Note:
     Server and Client Programes is made by me .

I'm using:
   visual basic6 ,
   winsock control (UDP protocol),
   windows2000 professional .

i dont need to use loop becous i dont know how meny clients are running at a time

Is it Possible ????
How???
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Question by:sisi2000
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You can create an event in server program that every client can catch and act accordingly.

server: raiseevent evnt1(cancel as boolean)


clients:
dim witheevents mysvr as myserver.main

in
sub mysvr_evnt1(cancle as boolean)
    msgbox "event is broadcasting"
end sub

of course, those are not real names.
;)
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by:jayeshshah
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instead you can use programmes like Lantalk to broadcast messsages.
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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There is no point in use other program. Windows 2000 supports boradcasting messages (as NT) to net but the question here is the program needs to do, not the system, am i right?
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by:sisi2000
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Hi Richie Simonetti
  You r right i dont need system message from NT as example
i need to send string from my server program to all my client's programs .  
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Well, then, my first comment stands.
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