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Problem with Powershell Return Value

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Hi,

i'm trying to get get PRTG to execute a Powershell Script to return the number of unregistered XenDesktops. The Script is working without PRTG but wihin PRTG i only get an error message. The weird part is that the Error Message evreytime is Error:PU132*(Code: PE132*), except the * are the real Values from the script. For example if i have 4 unregistered machines i get the message Error: PU1324 (Code: PE1324).

Am i doing anything wrong? Here is the script:

asnp citrix.broker*

$unregistered = Get-BrokerDesktop -SummaryState Unregistered


$unregisteredcount = @($unregistered).Count

if ($unregisteredcount -eq 1)
{
$unregisteredcount = 0;
}


write-host $($unregisteredcount)

The if-Sequnece in the middle i'm using because the script always returns atleast 1.

citrix powershell xendesktop

Created on Oct 29, 2012 10:32:00 AM by  Johann Diel (0) 1

Last change on Oct 29, 2012 10:35:35 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



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Hi,
the return values (in order for PRTG to understand them) have to be in the format:

value:message
Return Code

where Return code is optional. So in your case the return value should look something like the following:

asnp citrix.broker*

$unregistered = Get-BrokerDesktop -SummaryState Unregistered


$unregisteredcount = @($unregistered).Count

if ($unregisteredcount -eq 1)
{
$unregisteredcount = 0;
}

$returnValue = $unregisteredaccount ":Some Message" 
write-host $returnValue
exit 0

Where the following Exit Codes can be used to control the sensor status in PRTG:

ValueDescription
0OK
1WARNING
2System Error (e.g. a network/socket error)
3Protocol Error (e.g. web server returns a 404)
4Content Error (e.g. a web page does not contain a required word)

For further information see also the documentation.
Best regards

Created on Oct 29, 2012 10:43:11 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]



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Thanks, that helped!

Created on Oct 29, 2012 10:58:01 AM by  Johann Diel (0) 1



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