• Subject: Re: Ping to test a connection to see if it's alive?
  • From: Patrick Townsend <townsend@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 07 Oct 1999 13:39:55 -0700
  • Organization: Patrick Townsend & Associates, Inc.

Hope this helps:

              PING       RMTSYS(&RMTSYS) INTNETADR(&IPADDRESS) +         
                           NBRPKT(5) WAITTIME(2)                         
                                                                         
 /* LOOP THROUGH MESSAGES AND GET RESPONSE */                            
                                                                         
 LOOP:                                                                   
              RCVMSG     MSGQ(*PGMQ) MSGTYPE(*COMP) RMV(*NO) +           
                           MSGDTA(&MSGDTA) MSGID(&MSGID)                 
              IF         COND(&MSGID *EQ ' ') THEN(GOTO +                
                           CMDLBL(FINISHED))                             
              IF         COND(&MSGID *NE 'TCP3210') THEN(GOTO +          
                           CMDLBL(LOOP))                                 

FINISHED:                                                                   
                                                                         
Patrick
-- 
IBM AS/400 communications, FTP automation, and network security
software and consulting services.

http://www.patownsend.com

Gary Kuznitz wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I was wondering if anyone would be willing to share a CL pgm that does a
> ping to test a connection to see if it's alive?
> 
> I sure would appreciate it.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Gary Kuznitz
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