[SATLUG] program or cron job to ping internal devices & email

Brian Lewis astro at astr0.org
Sun Jan 20 12:48:37 CST 2008


That GIF would be way cooler if it wasn't showing an m$ start menu :P

Thanks,
Brian
Sent from my iPhone

On Jan 20, 2008, at 3:57, FIRESTORM_v1 <firestorm.v1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I wrote a simple script called Netmon for my own home network use  
> that does
> a lot of what you're asking about.
> All the servers are stored in MySQL and the script polls ping and SNMP
> uptime with a WakeOnLan option if the NIC supports it.
>
> Here's a screenshot:  http://www.theratshack.net/netmonss.GIF
>
> Features:
> Mysql backend
> option to refresh page automatically with manual refresh
> Dead Server report (see when the last time a server was online and  
> how long
> it was up for.)
> dhcpd.conf generator (still under development)
> zone file generator (future development)
> option to take servers in/out of service (avoid from it badgering  
> you about
> servers you don't care about)
> option for viewable servers (if you have a machine that you only bring
> online every once in a while, you can hide it to avoid another offline
> entry)
> multiple subnet support (if you can ping it, netmon can show it)
>
>
> The only downsides are that it requires a web browser always have it  
> running
> (not a problem if you're like me and leave a PC on always anyway)  
> and that
> the more offline servers you have, the slower it gets.
>
>
> If you're really interested, I could send you the sourcecode and the  
> MySQL
> code to get it running.  I haven't had enough time to get it  
> converted to
> use register_globals=OFF, but since I run it only for my internal  
> LAN, it's
> not an issue.
>
>
>
>
> On Jan 17, 2008 2:54 PM, Wayne Walker <wwalker at bybent.com> wrote:
>
>> for i in 207.200.55.226 72.249.9.98 long list of ips
>> do
>>       ping -c 5 207.200.55.224 && mail -s $ip twisted at pickle.com <
>> /etc/device_down_message
>> done
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 05:05:30AM -0600, twistedpickles wrote:
>>> Does know or have a program or cron job that can ping network  
>>> devices
>> and if
>>> down send out an email?
>>>
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