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I have a customer that is complaining that a program, known to us to work, will not send out reports via e-mail. Now this site has Routers locked down tighter then you can imagine because they had been cracked before. I wrote a simple program that logs internet connectivity and connectivity on the local network, and if anyone of the 5 points returns an error, a log is created listing the 5 IPs, the failure and the responce time of the sucessful pings. Now for this site that is locked down, I'm not getting an error log. So I did a test ping and the DOS prompt responded with a destination host unreacable. Now all I did to qualify an "error" is put @error in my code. Would a "destination host unreacable return something that AutoIT qualifies as an error?

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water

According to the help file function ping sets @error = 2 when the host is unreachable:

"When the function fails (returns 0) @error contains extended information:

1 = Host is offline

2 = Host is unreachable

3 = Bad destination

4 = Other errors"

So what's your problem?


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JayHawkfl

Just making sure I grasp this totally. The Ping Function has errors built in to it 1-4, so if I set a if statement to generate a .log when it sees an @error, the @error is a different macro that I didn't really need. I could have just set the function to look for the internal ping errors.

EDIT: Sorry this is a stupid question I'm not all together yet today

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So the problem is solved?


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JayHawkfl

Yep, I will make the necessary changes.

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