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Problem creating EXE/Script Advanced sensor



Hello, I had been trying to create a custom advanced sensor using VBS. The script launches a macro tool (opening the software) that executes a transaction on a web site. It also records the time of the steps of the transaction. I'm passing the times measured to prtg to send me alarms and create charts. The problem is even when the script works fine launching it froma a cmd prompt, PRTG isn't able to launch it, or at least that is what it seems. It returns a timeout disconnection message because the exe doesn't returns (code: PE018). I had raised the Disconnection timeout to a very high value and never get to see any results. Could anybody give me a tip on this issue? Thanks

advanced custom error pe018 retunt script sensor timeout

Created on Apr 15, 2011 1:45:13 PM

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please bear in mind that PRTG, due to running as a service, can't open any Windowed applications which it sounds as you script does.

Best regards.

Created on Apr 15, 2011 2:05:30 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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