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Cannot execute curl


knifeman

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I am in dire need of some information. My store connects to lonkpoint via the linkpoint mod. Currently the store returns an error stating it could not execute curl. I was getting orders yesterday, but today it is messed up. The internet people at linkpoint are gone for the weekend, so I have come here.

 

Does anyone know where I should begin looking for a solution? I don't know if this problem is on my site, the host, or linkpoint. Any suggestions are appreciated!

Tim

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Hello Tim,

 

http://curl.haxx.se/ tells me curl is a command line tool for transferring files with URL syntax.

 

I think it should be on your server (or LinkPoint's); it's now built-in to PHP 4.0.2, but it appears something has changed on your host or at LinkPoint...

 

No expert myself, but I hope this helps!

 

Mark

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Your ISP may have changed their firewall. Linkpoint requires that port 1129 be open.

 

Just a guess, The error message that states "could not execute Curl" is mis-leading and really only means that the return message was null.

 

Linkpoint may also be down.

 

HTH

Tom

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Thanks everybody. Host finally fixed the problem

 

"The linkpoint port 1129 for one had to be added back in the firewall, plus when compiling php with curl cpanel had a blunder where they made the path to curl wrong"

 

I was quite worried because I had no idea where to begin. Thanks for the help.

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