i_fallenhero wrote:alright, but why cant it be that simple when working on an internet server?
because the data is transmitted in a different way. everything over the internet has to pass (mostly) through TCP/IP.
if you want to issue commands remotely, you need to look into TELNET or SSH.
i suggest you read up on the OSI model and the different protocols of the Application layer. in fact, we are communicating over the HTTP protocol right now =]