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Script to check SoYouStart availability
<?php
/*
* Script to check SoYouStart availability based on http://www.tienle.com/2014/09-03/script-check-soyoustart-availability.html
* to help see http://www.richzendy.org/2014/10/05/script-php-para-chequear-y-notificar-disponibilidad-de-servidores-en-soyoustart.html
*/
define('CHECK_URL', 'http://ws.ovh.com/dedicated/r2/ws.dispatcher/getAvailability2');
define('NOTIFICATION_EMAILS', 'YOUR_EMAIL@DOMAIN.COM');
define('SYSTEM_EMAIL', '1'); // 1 = enabled local smtp system
define('MANDRILL', '0'); // 1 = enable email trought mandrill api, require an account on https://mandrillapp.com/
define('MANDRILL_API', '');
define('TEMP_PREVIOUS_MSG_FILE', dirname(__FILE__). '/sys-avail-cache.txt');
$f = file_get_contents(CHECK_URL);
$a = json_decode($f);
$avail = $a->answer->availability;
$str_avai = '';
$zone_to_check = array('143sys13','143sys10'); //Replace with your choices
foreach($avail as $s) {
if( in_array($s->reference, $zone_to_check)) {
$z = $s->zones;
foreach($z as $zone) {
// Please check your best zone here http://proof.ovh.net/
if($zone->availability!=='unavailable' && strtolower($zone->zone) == 'bhs' || $zone->availability!=='unavailable' && strtolower($zone->zone) == 'gra' || $zone->availability!=='unavailable' && strtolower($zone->zone) == 'rbx' || $zone->availability!=='unavailable' && strtolower($zone->zone) == 'sbg')
{
$str_avai .= $s->reference . " is " . $zone->availability . " in " . $zone->zone . "\n";
}
}
}
}
//-- write to cache file to avoid repeated notifications
$previous_message = @file_get_contents(TEMP_PREVIOUS_MSG_FILE);
if ($str_avai != ''){
if ($str_avai != $previous_message){
if (defined(NOTIFICATION_EMAILS)){
$emails = explode(',',NOTIFICATION_EMAILS);
foreach ($emails as $email)
sendNotificationEmail($email, $str_avai);
}
$ff = fopen(TEMP_PREVIOUS_MSG_FILE, "w");
fwrite($ff, $str_avai);
fclose($ff);
}
}else {
$ff = fopen(TEMP_PREVIOUS_MSG_FILE, "w");
fwrite($ff, '-');
fclose($ff);
}
/**
* Send email via MANDRILL APP
*/
function sendNotificationEmail($to, $msg){
if (defined('MANDRILL_API') && MANDRILL == 1) {
require dirname(__FILE__) . '/vendor/autoload.php';
$mandrill = new Mandrill(MANDRILL_API);
$date = new DateTime('now', new DateTimeZone('America/Caracas')); // replace your timezone here
$message = new stdClass();
$message->text = $msg;
$message->subject = $date->format('Y-m-d H:i:s') . " - SoYouStart Availability";
$message->from_email = "no'reply@example.com";
$message->from_name = "NO REPLY";
$message->to = array(array("email" => $to));
$message->track_opens = true;
$response = $mandrill->messages->send($message);
}
if ( SYSTEM_EMAIL == 1 ) {
$mail = mail($to, $message->subject, $msg);
}
return ;
}
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@jakobamster jakobamster commented Nov 30, 2014

How do I run this?

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@Richzendy Richzendy commented May 29, 2015

with php in CLI:

php check-availability.php

or in a cronjob (the best option)

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@colinkelly colinkelly commented Apr 16, 2018

You have to buy a SoYouStart server then run the script on it ;)
(dont forget to install php on your machine yaaaa)

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