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Return codes does not effect prtg status




I wrote an custom sensor in C#. I want to create and alert, so I wrote the following statement:

Console.Write(Convert.ToInt64(3)+":" + failLocation);

This fairly works, except that the status bar in prtg is still green. Though the message I get is correct.

api c# custom-sensor

Created on Feb 5, 2014 10:06:17 AM

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I solved it by myself :)

The solution is to use Exit.Enviroment(3);

Created on Feb 5, 2014 3:14:02 PM




thank you very much for your KB-Post. It seems that your script returns the value:message for the sensor. To set the sensor into an error/warning state, please use the exit code of the script:

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

best regards

Created on Feb 5, 2014 3:23:22 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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