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

FIRESTORM_v1 firestorm.v1 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 13:09:11 CST 2008


i don't run Linux on the desktop.  Now servers?  that's another matter...

On Jan 20, 2008 12:48 PM, Brian Lewis <astro at astr0.org> wrote:

> 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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