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Re: Re (boo): Internet Connection Uptime Logger

by zeno (Friar)
on Feb 12, 2001 at 21:14 UTC ( #57920=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re (boo): Internet Connection Uptime Logger
in thread Internet Connection Uptime Logger

Hi boo_radley
That's an excellent question. I thought getting the header would simulate the action we want our users to be able to do: accessing the internet using a browser.

However, now that you mention it, maybe just being able to ping a site would be okay, as long as we were pinging a URL and not an IP address. Why? Because our service provider often has problems with their DNS servers, too. Thanks for the input.

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