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I am having some trouble reading the output from a certain type of ping tool I use (http://www.cfos.de/en/ping/ping.htm).

The command in question is : hrping <IP> -s 130 -l 30 -t -y


Above is a screenshot of the output (with IPs removed)

My goal is to have a look at this output and continuously monitor the average ping as well as the packet loss % and give me a warning when they go beyond a certain threshold.

I am not looking for someone to make this for me really, but I am having trouble getting AutoIT to get anything out of this application.

#include <Constants.au3>
Local $testhrping = Run(@ComSpec & " /k c:\temp\hrping\hrping.exe -s 130 -l 30 -t -y", "", @SW_SHOW, 0x8)
Local $line, $line2
While 1
$line = StdoutRead($testhrping)
$line2 = StderrRead($testhrping)
MsgBox(0, "", $line & @CRLF & $line2 & @CRLF)

This is what I have attempted so far to try and get something out of here but I am having no luck.

I have tried some other variations, including trying to output to a text file and just keep checking the text file as it overwrites itself. Again no luck.

Any help on the matter would be greatly appreciated!



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It appears that the program in question doesn't output to the standard streams, I ran the script (once I got it working) and never saw anything on either stream. Also, when piped to save to a file, all I got was this in the file.

This is hrPING v5.04 by cFos Software GmbH -- http://www.cfos.de

Source address is; using ICMP echo-request, ID=e00e

Pinging []

with 30 bytes data (58 bytes IP):


Packets: sent=131, rcvd=131, error=0, lost=0 (0.0% loss) in 16.901643 sec

RTTs in ms: min/avg/max/dev: 1.199 / 3.731 / 88.283 / 10.191

Bandwidth in kbytes/sec: sent=0.449, rcvd=0.449

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Thanks for giving it a shot.

That's exactly what I get as well. I was hoping someone had some way of working around this :(

Thanks again!

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I found this concept which might work. What do you think?

It pretty much selects all from the cmd.exe, dumping it to clipboard. You then search the clipboard for what you are looking for.

Unfortunately, I don't believe AutoIT will let me do this in the background as it uses the Send function to get everything in to the clipboard.

I would appreciate you opinion, as you seem to be pretty good at AutoIT (I have been reading these forums for 2 days straight and you post all over the place).

Thanks in advance!

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