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SSH remote ping - No valid result from SSH Shell



Hi, we have configured a SSH Remote Ping sensor which actually brings the error "No valid result from SSH Shell".

We have logged the result to disc and it shows:

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- display = efprtg01.zgtroot.ads:0.0 sunos

Last login: Tue Jan 7 10:49:09 2014 from efprtg01.zgtroo

Sun Microsystems Inc. SunOS 5.10 Generic January 2005 echo PAESSHSTART;ping -s 32 2 | tail -2 | awk '{if (NR==1) printf "%s;", $7 ; if (NR==2) {n=split($5,valarray,"/"); for(i=1;i<=n;i++) {printf "%s;", valarray[i]} } ;printf "\n"}';echo;echo PAESSHEND;exit DISPLAY = efprtg01.zgtroot.ads:0.0  ZGTDRU1X% PAESSHSTART 0%; 0.0570;0.0620;0.0670;0.0071;

PAESSHEND ZGTDRU1X% logout ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

What could be the reason for the error message?

Thanks Marco

linux prtg ssh-remote-ping

Created on Jan 7, 2014 9:59:13 AM

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Hi Marco,

obviously your Solaris system is waiting for a confirmation of the display to connect to. This results in a 'mixed up' result that can't be parsed proberly in PRTG.

Is it possible to set the display for the user to a default so that the 'DISPLAY = <your servername>:0.0' does not appear on login?

Kind regards

Created on Jan 7, 2014 1:38:22 PM by  Dieter Loskarn [Paessler Support]

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