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Dynamically formatting URL for input into INETGET

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I have an array of IP addresses I am using as input.

The program I am writing is to extract an XML file from a device on the network from each of the IP addresses in the array.

This is what I am trying as input:

InetGet("http://"&IP_Array[$x]&"/cgi-bin/getprogrambitrateshistories?scale=1",@ScriptDir & "\test.xml",0, 1)

I have a DO UNTIL loop that moves through the array. The URL is the same on each of these devices but the IP addresses are different. I can configure this statically but I'd rather have it dynamic so that I only poll the device I need at that moment in time.

Any assistance provided would be greatly appreciated.

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Wher is the problem?

For $x = 0 To UBound($IP_Array) - 1
 InetGet("http://" & $IP_Array[$x] & "/cgi-bin/getprogrambitrateshistories?scale=1", @ScriptDir & "\test.xml", 0, 1)
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Wher is the problem?

For $x = 0 To UBound($IP_Array) - 1
 InetGet("http://" & $IP_Array[$x] & "/cgi-bin/getprogrambitrateshistories?scale=1", @ScriptDir & "\test.xml", 0, 1)
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I figured it out. The problem was that what I posted was not being accepted by the INETGET function. I solved the problem by creating a variable $URL then used & to concatenated the text I wanted to use as input and then just modified it as so.

$URL = $URL_BEGIN & $IP_Array[$x] & $URL_END

InetGet($URL, @ScriptDir & "\test.xml", 0, 1)

Thanks

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