[hobbit] Monitoring "internet"

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Wed Aug 5 16:20:32 CEST 2009

Might also want to do some HTTP checks.  If your router's NAT table has
problems, connection limits are hit, etc.  Pretty much anything TCP based
but doing an HTTP request to Google should satisfy and be easy.

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On Wed, Aug 5, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Ricardo Stella <stella at rider.edu> wrote:

> Hello,
> We have a request to monitor 'internet' connectivity.  (When it comes
> from higherups...)
> Just pinging up the line might not be good enough as we've had issues
> with our providers in the recent past.  So I figured ping several well
> known hosts out in the cloud and if all are out, then we have no
> 'internet'.
> I came out with the following.  Seems to work, but figure I run it thru
> the list in case someone else has done this already...
> page internet Internet Connectivity
>  INTERNET # conn=ip1,ip2,ip3,ip4,ip5
> TIA...
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