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Refresh array after one loop

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

Hi

I need some help.

I try ping computers from targets.txt (I have computer name in lines) if they ping I want do something and after that remove pc name from targets.txt. It`s working but problem is when I put this inside loop, because I need run script until all computers will not be removed from the list (targets.txt). I don`t know how to "refresh" array :(

Please help :)

#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>

Local $PC_list = "\targets.txt"
Local $bTargets = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir& $PC_list)

Do
   _check_ping()
   ;count_lines
   Local $file_count_lines = _FileCountLines(@ScriptDir& $PC_list)
   $i = $file_count_lines
   ConsoleWrite("na liście "&$i & @CRLF)
Until $i = 0
; IF &i = 0 then show MsgBox
MsgBox(1, "xXx", "Finish")

;PING
Func _check_ping()
   For $sPC In $bTargets
   $var = Ping($sPC, 250)
      If $var Then
         ConsoleWrite($sPC &"online"& @CRLF)
         ;Do something

         ;Delete $sPC from targets.txt
         Local $_Array
         _FileReadToArray ( @ScriptDir& "\targets.txt", $_Array )
         $_Array = _DeleteArrayElementWithStringInstr ( $_Array, $sPC )
         _FileWriteFromArray ( @ScriptDir& "\targets.txt", $_Array, 1 )
         Sleep(200)
      Else
         ConsoleWrite($sPC &"offline"& @CRLF)
      EndIf
   Next
EndFunc

;DELETE LINE FROM TXT
Func _DeleteArrayElementWithStringInstr ( $_Array, $_String )
    Local $_Item
    For $_Element In $_Array
        If StringInStr ( $_Element, $_String ) <> 0 Then
            _ArrayDelete ( $_Array, $_Item )
        Else
            $_Item+=1
        EndIf
    Next
    Return ( $_Array )
EndFunc ;==> _DeleteArrayElementWithStringInstr ( )

 

Edited by harvester2001

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If you don't really need to destroy your "targets.txt" file, then you could use an array to track what's going on, keeping your file safe instead.

Something like this should work (not tested)

Local $PC_list = "\targets.txt"
Local $aTargets = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir & $PC_list)
If @error Then
    MsgBox(0, "Error", "Error on reading file.")
    Exit
EndIf

Local $iToBePinged = UBound($aTargets) ; total nr of pc to ping
Local $aIndex[$iToBePinged + 1] = [$iToBePinged] ; counter in element [0]

; initialize index
For $i = 1 To $aIndex[0]
    $aIndex[$i] = $i - 1
Next

Do
    For $i = $aIndex[0] To 1 Step -1 ; scans all remaining pc
        If Ping($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]], 250) Then
            ConsoleWrite($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & " online" & @CRLF)
            ; Do something

            ; adjust indexes
            $aIndex[$i] = $aIndex[$aIndex[0]]
            $aIndex[0] -= 1
        Else
            ; ConsoleWrite($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & " offline" & @CRLF)

        EndIf
    Next
Until Not $aIndex[0]

MsgBox(0, "xXx", "Finish")

 


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Work like a charm, thank you very much :)

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#4 ·  Posted (edited)

But this work wery unstable. The loop works, after a few runs exit code. No specific error.

Any ideas how to improve?

 

This is all code, maybe somebody need this.

Script read information about configuration from computers in network.

 

P.S.

I somebody know how to get display resolution (from remote computer) plz give me know :)

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPIFiles.au3>
#include <FileConstants.au3>
#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>
#include <Date.au3>

Local $PC_list = "\targets.txt"
Local $log_success = "\success.txt"
Local $log_error = "\error.txt"


Local $aTargets = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir & $PC_list)
If @error Then
    MsgBox(0, "Error", "Error on reading file targets.txt")
    Exit
EndIf

Local $iToBePinged = UBound($aTargets) ; total nr of pc to ping
Local $aIndex[$iToBePinged + 1] = [$iToBePinged] ; counter in element [0]

; initialize index
For $i = 1 To $aIndex[0]
    $aIndex[$i] = $i - 1
Next

Do
    For $i = $aIndex[0] To 1 Step -1 ; scans all remaining pc
        If Ping($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]], 250) Then
            ConsoleWrite($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & " online" & @CRLF)
            ; Do something
               czytam_zdalny_pc()
               Sleep(200)
            ; adjust indexes
            $aIndex[$i] = $aIndex[$aIndex[0]]
            $aIndex[0] -= 1
            ConsoleWrite($i & " remained " & @CRLF)
        Else
            ConsoleWrite($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & " offline" & @CRLF)
            Sleep(100)
        EndIf
    Next
Until Not $aIndex[0]

MsgBox(0, "INWENTARYZATOR", "Finished gathering information ")


Func czytam_zdalny_pc()

   $objWMIService = ObjGet("winmgmts:{impersonationLevel=Impersonate}!\\" & $aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & "\root\cimv2")
   If IsObj($objWMIService) Then
         ;Get System
         $colItem = $objWMIService.ExecQuery ("SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem")
         For $objItem in $colItem
             ;ConsoleWrite( $objItem.CSName & " " & $objItem.Caption & " " & $objItem.Version & @CRLF)
             Local $systemOS = $objItem.CSName & " " & $objItem.Caption & " " & $objItem.Version
         Next

         ;ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)

         ;Get Ram
         $colItem = $objWMIService.ExecQuery ("SELECT * FROM Win32_ComputerSystem")
         For $objItem in $colItem
             ;ConsoleWrite( "Total RAM " & $objItem.TotalPhysicalMemory & @CRLF)
             Local $RAM = Int($objItem.TotalPhysicalMemory /1048576)
         Next

         ;Get PC Model
         $colItem = $objWMIService.ExecQuery ("SELECT * FROM Win32_ComputerSystemProduct")
         For $sOS in $colItem
             ;ConsoleWrite(" Vendor: " & $sOS.Vendor & " SN: " & $sOS.IdentifyingNumber & " Name: " & $sOS.Name & @CRLF)
         Next

         ;ConsoleWrite(@CRLF)

         ; Wpisuje do pliku
         FileWriteLine(@ScriptDir & $log_success, $aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & _
         " Vendor: " & $sOS.Vendor & " SN: " & $sOS.IdentifyingNumber & " Name: " & $sOS.Name & _
         " System: " & $systemOS & " RAM: " & $RAM &" mb "& _
         @CRLF)


         ;console log
         ConsoleWrite($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & " I read data" & @CRLF)
       Else
           ;Msgbox($MB_OK,"WMI Output","No WMI Objects Found for class: " & "Win32_ComputerSystemProduct" )
           ConsoleWrite($aTargets[$aIndex[$i]] & " No WMI Objects Found" & @CRLF)
       Endif
EndFunc

 

Edited by harvester2001

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Help me plz.

I do something like that, its stable but one problem, its not delete last row and loop never end.

I need loop working until last localization answer for ping.

#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>


For $i = 0 to _FileCountLines(@ScriptDir& "\targets.txt")
   Dim $array = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir& "\targets.txt")
   For $i = UBound($array) -1 To 0 Step -1
      Sleep(200)
      If Ping($array[$i], 250) Then
         ;ONLINE
         ConsoleWrite($array[$i] & "online" & @CRLF)
         Sleep(200)
         $iIndex = _ArraySearch($array, $array[$i], 1, 0, 0, 1)
         Sleep(200)
         ; And if found - delete
         If Not @error Then
             _ArrayDelete($array, $iIndex)
          EndIf
          Sleep(200)
          _FileWriteFromArray(@ScriptDir& "\targets.txt", $array, 1)
      Else
         ;OFFLINE
         ConsoleWrite($array[$i] & "offline" & @CRLF)
         Sleep(200)
      EndIf
   Next
Next

 

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Maybe this?

#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>
Dim $array = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir & "\targets.txt")
For $i = UBound($array) - 1 To 0 Step -1
    Sleep(200)
    If Ping($array[$i], 250) Then
        ;ONLINE
        ConsoleWrite($array[$i] & "online" & @CRLF)
        Sleep(200)
        ; And if found - delete
        If Not @error Then
            _ArrayDelete($array, $i)
        EndIf
        Sleep(200)
    Else
        ;OFFLINE
        ConsoleWrite($array[$i] & "offline" & @CRLF)
        Sleep(200)
    EndIf
Next
_FileWriteFromArray(@ScriptDir & "\targets.txt", $array)

In your script you were reusing the $i variable in the second loop, so the value never gets updated for the first loop.


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Thx, but  loop end when check all locations from list.

I need loop to working untill  locations respond successfully to ping.

If  location is offline loop should check another locations and after finish, check again locations which were offline.

In brief: I want send something for this locations, but if they offline this aplications should wait until they will be online.

Sorry for my english.

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Try this.

#include <File.au3>
#include <Array.au3>
Dim $array = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir & "\targets.txt")
Global $ReadError = @error
While $ReadError = 0
    For $i = UBound($array) - 1 To 0 Step -1
        Sleep(200)
        If Ping($array[$i], 250) Then
            ;ONLINE
            ConsoleWrite($array[$i] & "online" & @CRLF)
            Sleep(200)
            ; And if found - delete
            If Not @error Then
                _ArrayDelete($array, $i)
            EndIf
            Sleep(200)
        Else
            ;OFFLINE
            ConsoleWrite($array[$i] & "offline" & @CRLF)
            Sleep(200)
        EndIf
    Next
    If UBound($array) > 0 Then
        _FileWriteFromArray(@ScriptDir & "\targets.txt", $array)
    Else
        ExitLoop
    EndIf
    $array = FileReadToArray(@ScriptDir & "\targets.txt")
    $ReadError = @error
WEnd

If FileReadToArray reads an empty file it will set the @error macro and the While loop will end. If the $array array is empty, it exits the loop as well, which would only happen if all the Pings return as valid.


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#10 ·  Posted (edited)

harvester2001,

Another way to look at the problem.  The loop is controlled by a switch and the source file is not altered.

#include <array.au3>
#include <date.au3>

Local $aPingList = StringSplit(FileRead(@ScriptDir & '\targets.txt'), @CRLF, 3), $again = True

While $again

    $again = False

    For $1 = 0 To UBound($aPingList) - 1

        If $aPingList[$1] = '' Then ContinueLoop
        Ping($aPingList[$1], 250)
        If @error Then
            ConsoleWrite('!  ' & StringFormat('%10s %30s was not reachable', _Now(), $aPingList[$1]) & @CRLF)
            $again = True ; loop again
        Else
            ConsoleWrite('>  ' & StringFormat('%10s %30s was     reachable', _Now(), $aPingList[$1]) & @CRLF)
            ;
            ; go do your other stuff
            ;
            $aPingList[$1] = '' ;   clear entry
        EndIf

    Next
WEnd

kylomas

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      Local $aFoo = [0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,19,20,23,24,26,30,35,39,40,41] Local $aBar = [0,1,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,17,18,19,21,24,25,26,27,34,35,38,40] ParallelExponetialSearch($aFoo, $aBar) ; Compares two lists - returning positive matches. Each input array must be unique (individually) and in alphabetical order. Func ParallelExponetialSearch($aFoo, $aBar) Local $sFind, _ $iMin_F = -1, $iMax_F = UBound($aFoo) -1, $Lo_F = $iMin_F, $Hi_F, _ $iMin_B = -1, $iMax_B = UBound($aBar) -1, $Lo_B = $iMin_B, $Hi_B While $iMin_F < $iMax_F And $iMin_B < $iMax_B ; Toggle Arrays - Which array has most untested elements? This is the one we want to search next, ; so we can bypass more comparisons because (in theory) mismatches have a greater chance of being skipped. If $iMax_F - $iMin_F >= $iMax_B - $iMin_B Then ; $aFoo has more (or an equal number of) untested elements $Hi_F = $iMax_F $iMin_B += 1 $sFind = $aBar[$iMin_B] While $Lo_F < $Hi_F ; search $aFoo For $i = 0 To Floor(Log($Hi_F - $Lo_F) / Log(2)) $Lo_F = $iMin_F + 2^$i If $aFoo[$Lo_F] = $sFind Then $iMin_F = $Lo_F ; each match should be added to the output [perhaps an array] ConsoleWrite($sFind & " found at $aFoo[" & $Lo_F & "] = $aBar[" & $iMin_B & "]" & @LF) ExitLoop 2 ElseIf $aFoo[$Lo_F] > $sFind Then $Hi_F = $Lo_F -1 $iMin_F += Floor(2^($i -1)) $Lo_F = $iMin_F ContinueLoop 2 EndIf Next $iMin_F = $Lo_F ; minimum increment is one WEnd Else ; $aBar has more untested elements $Hi_B = $iMax_B $iMin_F += 1 $sFind = $aFoo[$iMin_F] While $Lo_B < $Hi_B ; search $aBar For $i = 0 To Floor(Log($Hi_B - $Lo_B) / Log(2)) $Lo_B = $iMin_B + 2^$i If $aBar[$Lo_B] = $sFind Then $iMin_B = $Lo_B ; each match should be added to the output [perhaps an array] ConsoleWrite($sFind & " found at $aFoo[" & $iMin_F & "] = $aBar[" & $Lo_B & "]" & @LF) ExitLoop 2 ElseIf $aBar[$Lo_B] > $sFind Then $Hi_B = $Lo_B -1 $iMin_B += Floor(2^($i -1)) $Lo_B = $iMin_B ContinueLoop 2 EndIf Next $iMin_B = $Lo_B ; minimum increment is one WEnd EndIf WEnd EndFunc ;==> ParallelExponetialSearch I hope this will be useful to someone. I believe it deserved a thread of its own!
    • RC86
      By RC86
      Afternoon!
      I have a requirement to return both a string and an array from a function so as a result I put them both into an array and returned that.  I can access them in their entirety after returning them but then I can't seem to access the array elements after this.  Should I be able to or is there a prettier way?
      #include <Array.au3> ;Memory info returned as a string and an array $memoryInfo = _getMemoryInfo() msgbox(0,"Memory Info",$memoryInfo[0]) _ArrayDisplay($memoryInfo[1],"Memory as an Array") Local $newArray[7] $memoryInfo[1] = $newArray msgbox(0,"Test element",$newArray[0]) _ArrayDisplay($newArray) Func _getMemoryInfo() Local $newArray[7] Local $array = MemGetStats() $newArray[0] = $array[0] ;% of memory in use $newArray[1] = Round($array[1]/1024 * 0.001,2) ;Total physical RAM $newArray[2] = Round($array[2]/1024 * 0.001,2) ;Availaible physical RAM $newArray[3] = Round($array[3]/1024 * 0.001,2) ;Total pagefile $newArray[4] = Round($array[4]/1024 * 0.001,2) ;Available pagefile $newArray[5] = Round($array[5]/1024 * 0.001,2) ;Total virtual $newArray[6] = Round($array[6]/1024 * 0.001,2) ;Available virtual $memoryUsage = $newArray[1] - $newarray[2] $pagefileUsage = $newArray[3] - $newarray[4] ;Output/Return Local $returnArray[2] $returnArray[0] = "Memory: " & $memoryUsage & " GB/" & $newArray[1] & " GB " & @CRLF & "Pagefile: " & $pagefileUsage & " GB/" & $newArray[3] & " GB " $returnArray[1] = $newArray return $returnArray EndFunc A bit messy but hopefully it's understandable what I'm trying to achieve.
      Thanks!