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Response not well-formed: "86 " (code: PE132) Error in SSH Script sensor with and wthout CR LF



I am running Python script on CentOS Linux 7.8.2003 server

I get

Response not well-formed: "87 " (code: PE132) Error

in both variants: when i have newline in a python script output

λ ssh [email protected] python3 /var/prtg/scripts/smtp_check-wrapper-cert-notAfter.py -H mail.example.com
[email protected]'s password:

[prtg@AI70-VT026 root]$ python3 /var/prtg/scripts/smtp_check-wrapper-cert-notAfter.py -H mail.example.com
[prtg@AI70-VT026 root]$

and when i have NOT

λ ssh [email protected] /var/prtg/scripts/smtp_check-wrapper-cert-notAfter.py -H mail.example.com
[email protected]'s password:
[prtg@AI70-VT026 root]$ /var/prtg/scripts/smtp_check-wrapper-cert-notAfter.py -H mail.example.com
86[prtg@AI70-VT026 root]$

centos7 pe132 response-not-well-formed ssh ssh-script

Created on Dec 11, 2020 11:45:07 AM

1 Reply



Hi there,

Do you use the EXE/Script Sensor? If so, please note that the Sensor needs the output like:

value:message (https://www.paessler.com/manuals/prtg/custom_sensors#exe_script)

Created on Dec 14, 2020 9:26:05 AM by  Moritz Heller [Paessler Support]

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