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Quickly send an Apple Push Notification using PHP
<?php
$apnsHost = 'gateway.sandbox.push.apple.com';
$apnsCert = 'apns-dev.pem';
$apnsPort = 2195;
$streamContext = stream_context_create();
stream_context_set_option($streamContext, 'ssl', 'local_cert', $apnsCert);
$apns = stream_socket_client('ssl://' . $apnsHost . ':' . $apnsPort, $error, $errorString, 2, STREAM_CLIENT_CONNECT, $streamContext);
$payload['aps'] = array('alert' => 'Oh hai!', 'badge' => 1, 'sound' => 'default');
$output = json_encode($payload);
$token = pack('H*', str_replace(' ', '', $token))
$apnsMessage = chr(0) . chr(0) . chr(32) . $token . chr(0) . chr(strlen($output)) . $output;
fwrite($apns, $apnsMessage);
socket_close($apns);
fclose($apns);
@bhavin-chauhan
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bhavin-chauhan commented Mar 12, 2019

got some errors
Warning: stream_socket_client(): unable to connect to ssl://gateway.sandbox.push.apple.com:2195 (Connection timed out) in /customers/d/b/3/server.com/httpd.www/app/apn-server.php on line 18 Warning: fwrite() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /customers/d/b/3/server.com/httpd.www/app/apn-server.php on line 19 Warning: fclose() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /customers/d/b/3/server.com/httpd.www/app/apn-server.php on line 20
Can anyone suggest what's wrong with this server.
If there is any restrictions from server then let me know what should I do.

@Harithareddykuram
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Harithareddykuram commented May 18, 2019

i am getting fwrite(): send of 92 bytes failed with errno=10053 An established connection was aborted by the software in your host machine. this error please help me.

@MOBitooT
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MOBitooT commented Jun 21, 2019

I am getting same errors as you @bhavin-chauhan. Did you manage to get this issue fixed?

Warning: stream_socket_client(): unable to connect to ssl://gateway.sandbox.push.apple.com:2195 (Connection refused) in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 17
Warning: pack(): Type H: illegal hex digit h in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 34

Warning: fwrite() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 35

Warning: fclose() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 42

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php:42) in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/common.php on line 977

Warning: fwrite() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 35

Warning: fclose() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 42

Can anyone help please???

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bhavin-chauhan commented Jun 21, 2019

I am getting same errors as you @bhavin-chauhan. Did you manage to get this issue fixed?

Warning: stream_socket_client(): unable to connect to ssl://gateway.sandbox.push.apple.com:2195 (Connection refused) in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 17
Warning: pack(): Type H: illegal hex digit h in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 34

Warning: fwrite() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 35

Warning: fclose() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 42

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php:42) in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/common.php on line 977

Warning: fwrite() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 35

Warning: fclose() expects parameter 1 to be resource, boolean given in /home/mandin/public_html/vadmin2/send_broadcast_dev.php on line 42

Can anyone help please???

My Server not allow me to open APN Port number, So Finally I've Used Firebase service for that task. It's easy to use and both android, iOS token can easily work now. Let me know if you need any help from my side.
Thanks!
Bhavin

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