[Xymon] xymon-powershell.ps1

Beck, Zak zak.beck at accenture.com
Wed Jun 28 11:06:06 CEST 2017


I'm not familiar with xymon-powershell.ps1, but I don't see why not, the server certainly supports it (we do it all the time in the Powershell client).

Bear in mind for powershell, the escape character for those double-quotes is backtick (`), as in:

"<table width=`"100%`">"

You may want to switch to the Windows Powershell client, it allows you to schedule and run external scripts or pick up data from external text files, so whatever is calling xymon-powershell.ps1 could just write a text file in the correct format to c:\program files\xymon\tmp and it would get sent...




From: Xymon [mailto:xymon-bounces at xymon.com] On Behalf Of Steve Brown
Sent: 27 June 2017 17:16
To: 'xymon at xymon.com' <xymon at xymon.com>
Subject: [External] [Xymon] xymon-powershell.ps1

Is there a way to send an html table through the xymon-powershell.ps1 script?

I currently use bb-central where I have a Linux script that runs on the xymon server. I'm able to send the html table with the following

OBJFILE="<iframe name=\"locktbl\" src=\"/hobbit/dba/${RHOST}/${MNAME}-lock.html\" frameborder=\"no\" height=\"600\" width=\"1200\"></iframe>"
        ${OBJFILE} "

The status line is very similar to the xymon-powershell.ps1 input

powershell -file xymon-powershell.ps1 %XYMSRV% "status %COMPUTERNAME%.mytest green %DATE% %TIME%" "The status of 'mytest' is 'satisfactory' at %DATE% %TIME%" "" "here's the last line"

I basically want to replace the "The status of 'mytest' is 'satisfactory' at %DATE% %TIME%" with an html table.

Thank you for your help


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