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Using VB6 and winsock to connect to a router and issue a command, currently I can -

1) Connect to a router
2) Issue a command
3) Disconnect

But what I would like to do it -

1) Connect to a router
2) Issue a command
3) Output the routers response to textfile1
4) Issue another command
5) Output the routers response to textfile2
6) Disconnect

Any ideas???????????
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Question by:souldigital
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by:Zhaolai
ID: 33485398
Try this code (not tested), but logic should work:


Private bSecond As Boolean

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    bSecond = False
    Winsock1.Close
    Winsock1.Connect "10.10.0.60", 23
End Sub

Private Sub Winsock1_Connect()
    If bSecond = False Then
        Winsock1.SendData "strdata1"
    End If
End Sub

Private Sub Winsock1_DataArrival(ByVal bytesTotal As Long)
    Dim strData As String, strFile As String
    strData = String(bytesTotal, Chr$(0))
    Winsock1.GetData strData, vbString, bytesTotal
    If bSecond = False Then
        strFile = "c:\test1.txt"
    Else
        strFile = "c:\test2.txt"
    End If
    WriteToFile strFile, strData
End Sub

Private Sub WriteToFile(strFile As String, strData As String)
    Dim oFSO As New Scripting.FileSystemObject
    Dim oStream As TextStream
    Set oStream = oFSO.OpenTextFile(strFile, ForWriting)
    oStream.Write strData
    oStream.Close
    If bSecond = False Then
        Winsock1.SendData "strdata2"
        bSecond = True
    Else
        Winsock1.Close
    End If
    Set oFSO = Nothing
End Sub

Private Sub Winsock1_Error(ByVal Number As Integer, Description As String, ByVal Scode As Long, ByVal Source As String, ByVal HelpFile As String, ByVal HelpContext As Long, CancelDisplay As Boolean)
    MsgBox "Error occurred: " & Description
End Sub

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by:souldigital
ID: 33495197
No does not seem to work, I get the error sub or function not defined.
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by:Zhaolai
ID: 33495458
Which sub or function not defined?
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by:souldigital
ID: 33495710
Private Sub WriteToFile(strFile As String, strData As String)
   
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Zhaolai earned 500 total points
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Try this:

Private Sub WriteToFile(strFile As String, strData As String)
    Dim oFSO As Object
    Set oFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Dim oStream As Object
    Set oStream = oFSO.OpenTextFile(strFile, 2)
    oStream.Write strData
    oStream.Close
    If bSecond = False Then
        Winsock1.SendData "strdata2"
        bSecond = True
    Else
        Winsock1.Close
    End If
    Set oFSO = Nothing
End Sub

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