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Re: Command line network monitoring tool

On Tue, Dec 07, 2004 at 03:09:58PM -0600, Jacob S wrote:
> On Tue, 07 Dec 2004 16:01:07 -0500
> Andr?s Rold?n <aroldan@debian.org> wrote:
> > Michael Madden <madden@cmsrtp.com> writes:
> > 
> > > Are there any network monitoring tools that monitor the availability
> > > of network resources (HTTP, IMAP, POP3, IMAP, SSH, NNTP, FTP, DNS,
> > > RSYNC) that I can run from the command line?  Right now I'm using a
> > > shell script that checks if the machine is pingable, but I'm finding
> > > that often the service has died but the machine is still reachable
> > > with ping.
> > Nagios may help.
> I'll second that. We're using it for several servers at work with great
> success. It's even in Sarge now.
> HTH,
> Jacob


i just tried to install "nagios-common" and it
removed a lot of my good programs--gimp, xine,
mplayer....  that doesn't even begin to scratch
the surface.  (i'm still trying to access the 
totality of what it removed.)  from what's left,
i may have to rebuild the box.  (mplayer won't
even install now.)

why would a "network monitoring tool" need to
decimate a system?

it jacked me up!

i was running sid.




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