November 11, 2015 at 10:44 pm #1737MrMorganParticipant
I want to know how can I start a Ping on a vDevice?
At first: I have create a vDevice (Ping) and give it the IP-Address “192.168.0.X”.
Second: At the the Blockly Board, I added a new scene with the command –>
If vDevice “Ping” Status = True
Do vDevice “PC Status” = True/On
Else vDevice “PC Status” = False/Off
My scene jumped directly to Else. I guess that the Ping command not realy started.
In the seetings of the virtual Device I have found an entry of Ping Status (False).
Now I’m not sure if the entry in the settings the default status or the current updated status.
Thanks for your help and apologize my bad english 🙂November 12, 2015 at 5:49 pm #1741mehlholdParticipant
Virtual Ping = No recognition
Virtual Ping only recognizes my Fritzbox 192.168.178.1 via LAN
No recognition of my Android phone 192.168.178.27 WLAN
No recognition of my Ubuntu PC 192.168.178.21 via LAN
Why can I enter a port?November 14, 2015 at 6:46 am #1749MikaKeymaster
You have to find an open port on your android devices. (maybe there are app to open port).
Once you have that, you have a property “ping.port”.
For example, on my iphone i use the port “62078”. Once i unlock my iphone, PulseStation knows that I’m in.
MikaNovember 15, 2015 at 3:38 pm #1759K.RensKeymaster
On Synology you cannot access the “real” ping command.
That’s why we need to bypass it and add a port.
This also means you have to find an open port on your device.
For Android you can use following app to find “LISTEN” ports, ports on which your device is listening:
The second tab tells you all the open ports.
I found out you can use for instance the skype port, if you have it installed.
The Facebook Messenger port however does not work.
In the end I installed a webserver on my phone that is always listening on port 12345.
NOTE: inside the settings you have to enable the authentication and set up a strong password.
Otherwise users can access the content of your device.
I also recommend to make it start automatically with your device.
So now you can always see whether your device is enabled, or that you are at home if you set it up on your phone.
K.RensNovember 16, 2015 at 10:54 am #1777mehlholdParticipant
I’ve tried with the listening port the OS Monitor has shown me (K9, Google sevices, DSCloud, FritzApp ect. Unfortunately, without success.
I do not like Facebook and Skype.
I have now set up a web server on server Ultimate and with Tasker I turn it on/off when I’m connected to my Wi-Fi.
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