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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.


'buffer',value,'name' = lp.ascii_GetNextui64('ip','oid');


The LUA function lp.ascii_GetNextui64 perfoms a single SNMP GET NEXT on a single objet ID on the selected IP address.

This function is designed for handling only SNMP V2 unsigned 64 bits object. This LUA language doesn't support by default this type of value this is why Loriotpro provides a set of function that manipulate this type of value by the mean of charcater string.


ip - The adresse IP as a character string

Warning ! This adress should exist in the Loriotpro directory

"oid" - a snmp object ID as a character string

Warning ! the oid should exist in the MIB tree (MIB compiled) is the short name is used instead of the numerical value

Return Values

value : The numerical value if the SNMP object is an integer a gauge or a counter else it is a 0 for any SNMP octet string value

buffer : The returned value as a character string

name : The name of the snmp object returned by the GETNEXT command.

Return nil if an error occurs