[hobbit] big brother replacement

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Fri Nov 2 00:33:29 CET 2007

I see now - you've a redundant BBNET.  I haven't used BB in several weeks
and I never got really complex with it - a lot of ping tests was what I
needed out of it.  Can you explain what BBNET is?

On 11/1/07, Sloan <joe at tmsusa.com> wrote:
> Josh Luthman wrote:
> > I see what you're saying, but you still have to manually specify
> > which server you're connecting to.  If the bb1.domain.tld can not be
> > reached the techs have to manually enter bb2.domain.tld - correct?
> Well, no need to enter anything manually. We have on each big brother
> server a page with links to all the other bb servers, and I'm sure the
> support folks have links bookmarked, so if the DC1 data center is
> down, then instead of clicking on e.g. dc1bbdata, they'd click on
> dc2bbdata. Normally the 2 bb display servers in each pair provide an
> identical view, so this only matters in the event of an outage.
> >
> > I know of several BB ext scripts that work perfectly with Hobbit and
> > even more then just needed a small weak.  Would you be able to post
> > the entire ext script?  Hopefully Henrik is willing to answer your
> > $64 question =)
> Sure, I can post the entire script - it's in the attachment -
> Joe
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