Jump to content
Macro Express Forums

Verifying Internet Connection


jlantrip
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hello,

 

I would appreciate ANY assistance with my problem.

 

I have a Macro that Disconnects, then Reconnects my Wireless Card (to collect a new IP address).

 

Problem is sometimes it doesn't disconnect or reconnect properly, and because of this my macro continues on 'assuming' it is connected. So, I need to add a few lines to the macro to 'verify' it is still connected PRIOR to continuing on.

 

Thanks for any assistance you can provide!

Joe

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Can you do the GET IP ADDRESS command before your disconnect, save it in a variable, do it again after the reconnect, and compare to make sure it has changed?

 

dang you are fast.

 

 

 

OP,

 

Another idea is to use the ping site command. If its connected it will grab a bunch of ping info. If its not connected it will return the variable "Unknown Host"

 

But either idea should work fine.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

either idea should work fine.

I think I'd try the GET IP ADDRESS first, only because it's almost instantaneous, unlike the ping which could take a second or more. If GET IP ADDRESS turns out to be less than 100 percent reliable, then do the ping in addition to getting the IP, as an extra confirmation.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I think I'd try the GET IP ADDRESS first, only because it's almost instantaneous, unlike the ping which could take a second or more. If GET IP ADDRESS turns out to be less than 100 percent reliable, then do the ping in addition to getting the IP, as an extra confirmation.

 

In my testing I noticed the ping command is near instantaneous, but you bring up a good point.

 

/bows

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...