This Specification Task will ping the given web address and return the result to a given Constant.
|Title||Changes the Title (not the name) of the task.|
|Web Address||Web address to ping. Include the protocol if not a local network address (e.g. HTTP).|
|Timeout||Time threshold in milliseconds for contacting the destination.|
|Local Network Ping||TRUE for pinging local network devices such as computer name or IP number. FALSE to ping WWW addresses.|
|Result Constant||The name of the Constant that the result will be posted to (Can be with or without the DWConstant prefix).|
When this Task is added the properties are static. To be able to build rules on a static property see How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property.
|Property Name||Example Rule||Example Result||Meaning|
|Web Address||"https://www.driveworks.co.uk"||https://www.driveworks.co.uk||This is the website address to ping.|
|Timeout||5||5||This will contact the destination for 5 milliseconds before timing out.|
|Local Network Ping||FALSE||FALSE||FALSE for testing online web addresses. TRUE would be for local network web addresses.|
|Result Constant||"DWConstantReport"||DWConstantReport||This is the name of the Constant that the Task will report to. Will report TRUE if successful and FALSE if not.|
This task has different types of Outputs. For more information about Outputs see Specification Macros Task Node.
Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.
This task supports Status Outputs. These can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.
The status output navigation is as follows:
Success with Warnings
Failed (one of the following occurred)