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seelye
Joined: 17 Sep 2005 Posts: 35 Location: USA

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 3:31 pm Post subject: Tune up Reply Syntax using getnumber 


As part of a larger if/then/else setup I'm trying to get the numeric value from a the previous result of this test and subtract that from the most recent result
The background. I'm taking a numeric value from an SNMP GET of the UpTime Counter and doing a Tune up of the value to present the original TimeTicks along with a more human readable values. So my %Reply% after the Tune UP actually looks more like this
Ticks: 52154  Seconds: 521  Minutes: 8  Hours: 0 since last reboot
The above is easy. I've got that part.
However I want the UPTIME test to tell me when a device rebooted.
So I'm started with this:
['%Reply%' getnumber 1]
This is perfect I get the 52154 back. Remember %Reply% when used in Tune up, is the previous test cycle Reply, which is exactly what I want!
However I cannot seem to do anything else with that extracted number. When I try the following variations I get a 'Error in Expression'
[%SuggestedReply%  '%Reply%' getnumber 1]
[%SuggestedReply%  ['%Reply%' getnumber 1]]
[%SuggestedReply%  ('%Reply%' getnumber 1)]
I'm looking for the difference between the numbers and if it's less than Zero, I can confident the device rebooted. Granted this won't catch all device reboots but most and will work for my purposes.
I just cannot seem to determine the correct syntax. Can you help?
Ultimately I'll be using something like this: Bold being where I cannot get it to work
if ([%SuggestedReply%  '%Reply%' getnumber 1] < 0) Ticks: [%SuggestedReply%]  Seconds: [%SuggestedReply% div 100]  Minutes: [%SuggestedReply% div 6000]  Hours: [%SuggestedReply% div 360000] **REBOOTED**; else Ticks: [%SuggestedReply%]  Seconds: [%SuggestedReply% div 100]  Minutes: [%SuggestedReply% div 6000]  Hours: [%SuggestedReply% div 360000] since last reboot;
Alternatively, if I could do math in a Mail Template, I may be able to move all of this logic to the Mail Template, but the last I knew I couldn't do this kind of math in a Mail Template body.
Also, I found that the following from your documentation examples does NOT work
('wordA wordB 21.10,15.00' getnumber 2) NOTE the wrapping in parenthesis. it appears it really needs square bracks [ ] However that example with parenthesis was taken directly from the HTML Help documentation for HM in the Tune Up section. You may want to fix that 

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KSSoft
Joined: 03 Apr 2002 Posts: 11965 Location: USA

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 4:41 pm Post subject: 


if ('%SuggestedReply%' < ('%Reply%' getnumber 1)) Ticks: [%SuggestedReply%]  Seconds: [%SuggestedReply% div 100]  Minutes: [%SuggestedReply% div 6000]  Hours: [%SuggestedReply% div 360000] **REBOOTED**; else Ticks: [%SuggestedReply%]  Seconds: [%SuggestedReply% div 100]  Minutes: [%SuggestedReply% div 6000]  Hours: [%SuggestedReply% div 360000] since last reboot;
You don't need [] for if statement, just to set Reply value
Regards
Alex 

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seelye
Joined: 17 Sep 2005 Posts: 35 Location: USA

Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:02 pm Post subject: 


Worked perfectly! I just couldn't see the forest!!! Thank you. HM is a wonderful thing!
And for the sake of anyone else reading this in the future, below is the final tuneup I used. It makes it very readable in the alert we send out: This all assume %SuggestedReply% div 100 = seconds. If your time counter is a different ratio then adjust accordingly.
if ('%SuggestedReply%' < ('%Reply%' getnumber 1)) [%SuggestedReply%] Ticks  [%SuggestedReply% div 8640000] Days, [(%SuggestedReply% mod 8640000) div 360000] Hours, [(%SuggestedReply% mod 360000) div 6000] Minutes, [(%SuggestedReply% mod 6000) div 100] seconds **REBOOTED**; else [%SuggestedReply%] Ticks  [%SuggestedReply% div 8640000] Days, [(%SuggestedReply% mod 8640000) div 360000] Hours, [(%SuggestedReply% mod 360000) div 6000] Minutes, [(%SuggestedReply% mod 6000) div 100] Seconds since last reboot;
Lots of math but the replies look like this:
151099 Ticks  0 Days, 0 Hours, 25 Minutes, 10 Seconds since last reboot
or
494 Ticks  0 Days, 0 Hours, 0 Minutes, 4 seconds **REBOOTED**
I then look for **REBOOTED** in %Reply in my custom send mail action.
Working well thus far. 

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KSSoft
Joined: 03 Apr 2002 Posts: 11965 Location: USA

Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:41 am Post subject: 


You are welcome
Regards
Alex 

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