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Re: How do I tell if a remote site is up?

by mce (Curate)
on Nov 12, 2003 at 15:58 UTC ( #306545=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How do I tell if a remote site is up?

use Net::Telnet f.e.
use Net::Telnet; if ( my $t=new Net::Telnet(Port => 80, Host => "localhost", Timeout => + 5 )->open() ) { print "localhost is active"; $t->close(); };
Or in shell,
echo "."|telnet localhost 80
This should do the trick
Dr. Mark Ceulemans
Senior Consultant
BMC, Belgium

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