I am running a machine in a back room at my work that burns DVDs. I can not stay at that location the entire time (burning machine is slow and the faster machine is in the front of the building - a good walk). I want to make an application but I am unsure on which Windows API/OLE stuff I can use in order for the burn machine to tell me that the burn process is complete -> to the machine in the front.
I was thinking about sockets or connectionless UDP sockets that just delivers % complete to the machine in the front but I'm sure there is a 32bit alert, notification, etc. -> some global alert DB or I/O service manager I can interface with C++ that'll tell me simply that the DVD burner is ajar (Roxio software ejects DVD after burn). I have to burn a lot of DVDs and this backup process is annoying (having to constantly check on it - trying not to waste time). TIA -- Judo