Phoenix.pm: an infobot, for your comfort and convenience
Douglas E. Miles
doug.miles at bpxinternet.com
Thu Mar 30 13:16:58 CST 2000
Pablo Velasquez wrote:
> Our server is having problems and I'm researching some type of Perl
> monitoring system. A beeper should be arriving this Friday so I can
> e-mail-to-the-beeper is the server goes down.
> Does anyone have suggestions for possible Perl programs they've used to
> monitor a server, http, mysql (to make sure it's still responding)?
> Sure would appreciate it, thanks!
I don't know of anything off hand, but you should be able to hack
something together pretty quickly using:
LWP (HTTP stuff)
I've used all of these in some way or another, and all are pretty simple
to use. Use LWP to request a page from the web server, DBI/DBD::mysql
to connect to MySQL, and MIME::Lite to send out the errors when they
occur. Good luck!
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