[Gambas-user] ICMP

John Dovey dovey.john at gmail.com
Tue May 25 21:01:58 CEST 2021

Thanks. That's pretty cool code.

I think I'm probably going to go with the managed terminal emulator.
Capture the output and work from there.


On Tue, 25 May 2021 at 13:08, <jose.rodriguez at cenpalab.cu> wrote:

> May 25, 2021 1:10 PM, "John Dovey" <dovey.john at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What i would like to do is iterate through the list checking
> reachability (ping is ok for that) but
> > also the availability of the advertised services. Simply “are you
> responding on that port, and if
> > so what is the response”. I hat I’m considering doing is just using a
> scripted telnet session
> > (doable within Gambas I think) and capturing the output, then reading
> that to see what the status
> > is.
> >
> Checking availability of a TCP port service should be easily doable with
> TCP sockets, but you might have to actually send something after connection
> if you want to check the response (though some services, as you can check
> with telnet, will reply with just enough). Ping should also be doable, but
> you'd need to look up the ICMP echo protocol RFCs, or related documentation
> (there is some example code around, mainly in C, which might also help).
> For example:
> https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/ping-in-c/
> Regards,
> Joe1962
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