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How can I send string to a channel?



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I'm using EXE/Script advanced sensor. I want a channel only for information, this channel will not show alerts or warnings, it's only to show a string. Example a date format: 6/5/2017 11:00:00.

Is it possible?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="Windows-1252" ?> <prtg> <result> <channel>LAST(Date)</channel> <value>6/5/2017 1:54:49 AM</value> <mode>Absolute</mode> </result> <text>OK</text> </prtg>

advanced custom date date-format exe script xml

Created on Jun 5, 2017 2:48:01 PM by  Rodrigofl (0) 1

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Hi there,

PRTG cannot evaluate strings, only integers and floats. You'll need to use 0 as value and the text node:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="Windows-1252" ?> 
     <text>6/5/2017 1:54:49 AM</text>

Then it will be displayed properly.

Kind regards,
Stephan Linke, Paessler Tech Support

Created on Jun 6, 2017 11:16:35 AM by  Stephan Linke [Paessler Support]

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