DriveWorks Pro 16: Web Ping [send feedback...]

Web Ping

This Specification Task will ping the given web address and return the result to a given Constant.

Properties

Property NameDescription
TitleChanges the Title (not the name) of the task.
Web AddressWeb address to ping. Include the protocol if not a local network address (e.g. HTTP).
TimeoutTime threshold in milliseconds for contacting the destination.
Local Network PingTRUE for pinging local network devices such as computer name or IP number. FALSE to ping WWW addresses.
Result ConstantThe name of the Constant that the result will be posted to (Can be with or without the DWConstant prefix).

Example

When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static properties see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.

Property NameExample RuleExample ResultMeaning
Web Address"www.DriveWorks.co.uk"www.DriveWorks.co.ukThis is the website address to ping.
Timeout55This will contact the destination for 5 milliseconds before timing out.
Local Network PingFALSEFALSEFALSE for testing online web addresses. TRUE would be for local network web addresses.
Result Constant"DWConstantReport"DWConstantReportThis is the name of the Constant that the Task will report to. Will report TRUE if successful and FALSE if not.

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