local interpreter remote machines

hokiegal99 hokiegal99 at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 6 00:12:01 CET 2004

Irmen de Jong wrote:
> hokieghal99 wrote:
>> This may not be possible, but I thought I'd ask anyway. Could I get 
>> the below code to run on a Python server where other machines would 
>> connect to it (say thru the Web) and get details of *their* system 
>> instead of the system details of the machine that the interpreter is 
>> running on? Any ideas?
> If you also have Python running on the other machine,
> you can do this very easily with Pyro: http://pyro.sourceforge.net
> (no network programming necessary at all).
> Essentially you create an object on the remote machine that contains
> a method with the code you want to execute, and you call that object
> -using Pyro- as if it was located on your own computer.
> But this only works if you have a supported Python version running
> on the remote machine, and that you are allowed to connect to that
> machine over the network.
> You can even create some python code on your local machine, and
> actually submit that to the other machine, let it deal with it,
> and then get the results back.
> But only do this if you know that no unauthorised user can do this,
> because this is a security risk.
> --Irmen de Jong.

Thank you, this is exactly what I was looking for!

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