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RE: (2) Checking ADSL connection (ICMP, FTP, HTTP)

by ybiC (Prior)
on Jul 26, 2000 at 23:57 UTC ( #24560=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Checking ADSL connection
in thread Checking ADSL connection

prevent that (disconnect) by sending out a ping every 60 seconds or so

My ISP won't keep a dial connection live on ICMP traffic, only FTP and HTTP.
So I cron a webget every 5 minutes instead.   They still disconnect every 12 hours, though.

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