in reply to System status
I like Nagios for the purpose of determining network availability.
non-Perl: Andy Ford
Ain't it a little bit like shooting those little thingies (I can't remember the correct English idiom) with cannons?
Update: sparrows, someone suggests me.
I find that often a seemingly little project like pinging a few hosts can accidently turn into a 'complete' network monitoring system. If you start with the proper software right from the get-go, you won't end up creating your own custom wheel.
Frying pan on the stove
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