Monitoring tool

Alexander Haderer alexander.haderer at
Thu Aug 14 06:34:38 PDT 2003

At 09:23 14.08.2003 -0400, Ben Dover wrote:
>I am looking for a monitoring tool that will notify my cell phone when my 
>FreeBSD box is down or off line.  It could be as simple as an application 
>that runs on another FreeBSD box or Win box and pings the server and when 
>it doesn't respond to pings it sends and alert to my cell phone.  I'm sure 
>there are more sophisticated programs out there to alert server status and 
>I would be interested in those too but something basic to get started 
>would be fine.  Thanks

Take a look at Nagios:

It in the ports tree. Their homepage also mention other monitoring tools.


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