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Master Geek


# 214229 2-May-2017 20:58
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Hello

 

When Spark was Telecom, I used to use the following command in a perl script to get the data usage.

 

I have a USB mobile modem running on a remote headless server.
I want to be able to know how much data is left on my plan so I can throttle the data flow if needed.

 

 

my $url = "http://m.telecom.co.nz/yt";

 

 

my $line = `wget $url -q --delete-after -nd -O - | grep " remaining MB"`;

 

 

What url and command would I now use????

 

 

 

Dazz


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Ultimate Geek


  # 1774624 2-May-2017 21:23
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http://www.spark.co.nz/onliness/my-usage.html

 

or

 

http://spark.co.nz/yt

 

 

 

Cant help with the command sorry




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Master Geek


  # 1774653 2-May-2017 21:44
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 Hi

 

I found that the address:  http://m.spark.co.nz/yt  works.

 

It looks like Spark has changed the text around data usage.  I used that text to find it.  I need to change my search.

 

 

 

dazz


 
 
 
 




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Master Geek


  # 1774809 3-May-2017 10:34
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 Hi

 

The text  (2 consecutive lines) with data used and data remaining is:

 

<span class="remaining-data">54MB used</span>
<span class="expires-data-right-align">1.44GB remaining</span>

 

This is true May 2017.


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