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boolean HM_RequestStatus (integer $InstanceID, string $Parameter)
|InstanceID||ID of the device to be switched|
|If the command succeeds, it returns TRUE, otherwise FALSE.|
Queries the Parameter of the device with ID InstanceID.
The Parameter value you can derive based on the name of the state variable. In the parameter list some examples are given.
This fuction loads the radio traffic significantly. It should be used solely to update critical devices to IP Symcon start. A requery of the runtime is not required because the HomeMatic forward all status changes directly to IP Symcon.
For battery powered units, only the stored state of the CCU/ LAN adapter will be required. Line-powered equipment can be queried directly by wireless.