SPUG: Perl alert system which will call me

Peter Darley pdarley at kinesis-cem.com
Fri Aug 30 11:38:09 CDT 2002

	The problem with this is that I won't know what part of the system is down,
and if the network is down it would be foolish to rely on email.  Plus I
don't have a pager, or an email address for my phone.
Peter Darley

-----Original Message-----
From: Matthew.Bustad [mailto:mbustad at Myrio.com]
Sent: Friday, August 30, 2002 9:31 AM
To: Peter Darley
Subject: Re: SPUG: Perl alert system which will call me

Usually you just send email to your phone or pager.

On Fri, 30 Aug 2002, Peter Darley wrote:

> Friends,
> 	I'm looking at writing a Perl script that will monitor a machine from a
> remote location and perform an alert when it detects a problem.
> Unfortunately there's no grantee that I'll be checking my email at the
> when something may go down, so I would like the machine to give me a call
> and let me know that something is wrong.  I see that there's a module for
> controlling voice modems (Modem::Vgetty), witch makes me thing that
> someone has already written something like this?  Thought I would ask
> before getting started, as I can't find anything on SourceForge or Google,
> and y'all seem to know just about everything. :)
> Thanks,
> Peter Darley

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