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convert perl routine to php - Get Cisco phone IP information

Posted on 2010-08-26
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I have a perl script that returns the extension from a Cisco phone that calls it from its internal browser.  It works as follows:

sub getphoneextension
{
      my ($phoneip) = @_;
      my $url = "http://". $phoneip . "/DeviceInformationX";
      my $page = &getPhoneInfo($url);
      my $phoneEXT='';
      my $xmldoc = XMLin($page, ContentKey => '-content');
      $phoneEXT = $xmldoc->{phoneDN};
            
      return $phoneEXT;
}

sub getPhoneInfo
{
      my ($url) = @_;
      $doc = get $url;
      
      return $doc;
}


I need to accomplish the same thing in a PHP script.  Here is my unsuccessful attempt:

# Get Phone Extension
$phoneip=@$REMOTE_ADDR;

$url = "http://";
$url .= $phoneip;
$url .= "/DeviceInformationX";
# print $phoneip;

 $ch = curl_init();
$timeout = 5;
 // set to zero for no timeout
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_CONNECTTIMEOUT, $timeout);
$result = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);
$rss = simplexml_load_string($result);

# $rss =  simplexml_load_file('http://'.$phoneip.'/DeviceInformationX');

// Extract only the digits from phoneDN.
preg_match('{(\d+)}', $rss->phoneDN, $digits);

$phoneEXT = $digits;


Please give the correct PHP script.

Thanks.
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Question by:tgeddings
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by:Terry Woods
ID: 33538125
It's hard for me to know where it's going wrong because I don't have a similar system to work with. Perhaps you could print the output of:
simplexml_load_string($result);
and that might give us something to work with.
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tgeddings earned 0 total points
ID: 33538185
I figured it out shortly after posting this.  Everything was correct except:

$phoneEXT = $digits;

should have been:

$phoneEXT = $digits[1];

The simple things always seem hard..

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