[hobbit] red is good
josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Mon Nov 2 18:07:08 CET 2009
Maybe the dialup tag will help you. This example is white most of the time,
but will turn green should the IP become responsive.
172.16.10.49 otherconnection.isp.com # testip dialup
1100 Wayne St
Troy, OH 45373
"When you have eliminated the impossible, that which remains, however
improbable, must be the truth."
--- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Kenneth Falor <kenneth.falor at fcer.com>wrote:
> greetings, in my company we have firewalls with cellular failover/backup
> cards built in them. I need to be alerted when we fail over to these
> cards. I am currently pinging the T1 WAN interface and get alerts when it
> goes down, but I need to get an acknowledgement that the cell card did in
> fact fail over and the VPN was re-established. we also want to use this
> alerting to see if the cards are randomly dialing out.
> If I ping the cell cards static IP it is down (red) when it is not dialed,
> so I need alert on green status. I also do not want my main status pages to
> be red all the time. is there a way to say "red is good, but green is bad"?
> Other monitoring tools allow for contingencies like 'if the WAN IP is down,
> then try pinging the WWAN IP, but do not ping WWAN IP until then." can
> hobbit do this?
> Kenneth Falor | Network Administrator | First Choice Emergency Room
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