[Chicago-talk] Fw: updown

Steven Lembark lembark at wrkhors.com
Tue Aug 21 00:09:08 PDT 2007

>> I am hoping to write a simple script that verifies that my 20 machines
> on my  private LAN (not connected to the internet ) are up and running.
> Here's a simple, not great script somebody else wrote called updown.  You
> can create a conf file (sample at the beginning of the script) w/ each
> host and pretty much choose what op you want to test (ping, http, ftp
> etc.). It's got a few issues, but it seems to work.
> Again, I didn't write it (Yufan Hu did back in '01) and it has some
> non-perlish-ness to it. I cleaned it up a tad but there are some things
> I'd do differently.  There are probably modules to do much of the ugly
> parts now.

Also worth checking for "SMS" on CPAN.

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