[Xymon] Can I have noconn but have a server side script that probes some other way?

Root, Paul T Paul.Root at CenturyLink.com
Mon Jan 13 22:20:53 CET 2020

Should be doable.
I have servers that can be pinged by my proxy server but not my main server. So I have noconn in the primary's hosts.cfg, but not in the proxy's.

So put noconn in. Then write you script to do your arping and report it to the server with "Xymon <ip> "status conn ..."

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From: Xymon <xymon-bounces at xymon.com> On Behalf Of Richard L. Hamilton
Sent: Monday, January 13, 2020 3:07 PM
To: Beck, Zak via Xymon <xymon at xymon.com>
Subject: [Xymon] Can I have noconn but have a server side script that probes some other way?

...and preferably, reports its result in such a way as to end up in the conn column? If so, would I call the column in the script "conn", or something else?

Specifically, something like an Amazon Echo Dot, that's not pingable (but does respond to e.g. arping).

Right now, they're not on my miscellaneous devices page because they block pretty much all ports and don't respond to pings. Still, it does appear possible to detect if they're up, and if only for completeness, I'd like to...

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