what are the steps to create Pi status displays? i've tried multistate and didnt like it much because if wasn't consistently accurate
What about it wasn't accurate? What type of information would you liked displayed? Was the refresh rate too slow?
For example, I tried to use a ping tag for a machine on my network. But ping tags doesn’t really give you much for the task. I’d like to know if the machine is down and can’t be remote into. I don’t know if that answers your question.
You might want to take a look at IT Asset Monitor Toolkit.
What are you wanting the display to achieve. If you are trying to monitor the status of a machine solely by using a PING tag, it will not give you a lot of information, but you should be able to set a multistate depending on the result of the ping which will at least tell when the host cannot be pinged.
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