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Sensor Custom EXE/Script VBA Query MS SQL



I wrote VBasic the query to MSSQL gives out a mistake in job - "Response not wellformed: "(C:\Program Files (x86)\PRTG Network Monitor\custom sensors\EXE\Demo VBScript.vbs(10, 30) Microsoft VBScript compilation error: Expected end of statement )" (code: PE132)"

Imports System
Imports System.Data.OleDb
Imports System.Data.SqlClient

Module Module1

    Sub Main()

Dim ConnectionString As String = "Persist Security Info=True;Data Source=;Initial Catalog=master;Trusted_Connection=true;"
        Using Connection As New SqlConnection(ConnectionString)
            Connection.ConnectionString = ConnectionString

            Dim sSQL As String = "select sum(s_mf.size)*8/1024 " _
                   & "FROM sys.master_files s_mf " _
                   & "WHERE db_name(s_mf.database_id) IN ('prtg');"
            Dim objCmd As New SqlCommand(sSQL, Connection)
        End Using
    End Sub

End Module

As it is correct to write inquiry to SQL to VBA-job?

custom-script-exe custom-sensor mssql query

Created on Feb 4, 2015 9:01:44 AM

Last change on Mar 19, 2015 3:50:07 PM by  Martina Wittmann [Paessler Support]

3 Replies



The query might be correct, but nothing is reported back to PRTG.

What is missing is a value and message plus exit code. Something like:


In your case, this would probably read

System.Console.WriteLine(sSQL & ":Ok")

See also the "/api.htm?tabid=7" page of your PRTG installation

Created on Feb 16, 2015 11:14:53 AM



I read API, your answer doesn't answer a question - connectingstring to base and data acquisition from procedure or from query!

Created on Feb 19, 2015 7:30:37 AM



First, your script has to create an output in the format

Exit Code

so something like, as mentioned in the post before: System.Console.WriteLine(sSQL & ":Ok") Environment.Exit(0) Does the script run from the commandline? If so, what are the outputs there?

Created on Feb 23, 2015 9:57:44 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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