[RndTbl] Watching servers?

Mike Pfaiffer high.res.mike at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 15:15:09 CDT 2009

Kevin McGregor wrote:
> Hey all,
> Not actually UNIX related, but since a lot of you are network admins you 
> might have some suggestions.
> I'd like to keep an eye on a bunch of servers (~20) but all I need to 
> know is which ones are up or down, and if they're down, when they were 
> last "seen". Does anyone know of a simple, free tool that will do that? 
> I don't want details like number of packets lost or any such. Mostly I 
> want to know which machines shut down and in what order.
> Thanks in advance,
> Kevin

	Thought I saw something like this on Freshmeat within the last couple 
of days. It was intended for rack units but it may suffice for your set 
up. I can't recall the name off the top of my head. It may be something 
like Rackit...


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