Documentation for PythonAPI
17.2.0py1

example

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"""
Example script to continuously print the value of specified system diagnostics value.
"""

import sys
import time
import packetlogic2

#
# "parse" arguments.
#

try:
    [host, user, pwd, zonename, valuename] = sys.argv[1:]
except ValueError:
    print "Usage: sysdiag_tail.py plhost pluser plpass zonename valuename"
    print "Example: realtime_display_netobject_data.py 192.168.1.25 admin pldemo00 connections 'current count'"
    sys.exit(1)

#
# Connect to PacketLogic system
#

try:
    pl = packetlogic2.connect(host, user, pwd)
except:
    t, v, tb = sys.exc_info()
    print "Error: Couldn't connect: %s" % v
    sys.exit(1)


#
# Get System Diagnostics resource
#

sd = pl.SysDiag()

#
# Function to print value every 5s
#

def repeatadly_print_value(z, v):
    while True:
        if v.type == z.TYPE_MOMENT:
            print "%8d/s %8d" % (v.value.rate, v.value.value)
        elif v.type == z.TYPE_SPEED:
            print "%8dbps %8d" % (v.value.rate*8, v.value.value)
        else:
            print "%8d" % v.value.value

        time.sleep(5)
        z.refresh()


#
# Find requested sysdiag value
#

zones = sd.zone_list()
for baseoid,zone in zones.iteritems():
    if zone.name == zonename:
        zone.refresh()
        for _,val in zone.valuedefs.iteritems():
            if val.name == valuename:
                repeatadly_print_value(zone, val)
                break
        else:
            print "Value named '%s' in '%s' not found, available values:" % (valuename, zonename)
            for k,v in zone.valuedefs.iteritems():
                print " * '%s' (%d.%s %s)" % (v.name, k, baseoid, v.oid)
            pass
        break
else:
    print "Zone named %s not found, available zones:" % zonename
    for baseoid, z in zones.iteritems():
        print " * '%s' (%s)" % (z.name, baseoid)