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Extensions for LUA language

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LoriotPro has extended the LUA sripting language by providing its own LUA libraries. The new functions provided are dedicated to the creation of monitoring and SNMP automation application.


‘uid’ = lp.FoundADVTCPUID('ip',tcp_port);


The lp.FoundADVAuditUID LUA function retrieve the Unique IDentifier UID attached to a directory TCP Polling plugin by usingthe TCP port number. There cannot be more than one plugin with areference X and a parmter Y attached to a host in the directory (auto-configuration). When creating manually the contain of the directry it can be possible to created double entries of plugin on a host object, it than case the function will return the first object found.


‘ip’                   The IP address of the host.

tcp_port           The TCP port number (0 à 65535) to find

Return Values

‘uid’               A UID, a unique number representing an unsigned 64 bits but stored as a character string.

nil                  Return nil if an error occurs.


Example of TCP polling attached to a host on port 8010; This polling check that the LoriotPro WEB server is responding to TCP connect request.

TCP polling LUA script

Script code that permet a search

lp.Print("Found uid : ",uid,"\n");

 Result of the code execution:

TCP polling LUA script