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I believe the best way to send data from my probe-computer-situated program to the probe software is sending of Windows messages. My program receives data from a USB-thermometer and sends that data to PRTG. Why shoud I build SNMP server? Why should I torment a computer with regular launching of my program in order to leave exit code for the probe? Please, creators, create a Windows Message Sensor! Thank you.

message sensor windows

Created on Oct 10, 2012 5:55:51 PM

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you could have your program write a logfile and then read the content of this logfile with the File Content Sensor.

best regards.

Created on Oct 11, 2012 3:25:25 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



OK. The only string in my file begins with + or - character. Then the temperature value. Examples: -1.5 +24 I failed to write correct regular expression for such a string. Could you help me?

imho this way is complicated and ineffective Let me repeat the appeal - Please create a Windows Message Sensor! Thank you.

Created on Oct 12, 2012 6:38:21 AM

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