check script for tcp connection

Eric Kamara kamara at
Tue Jan 3 02:36:43 PST 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at] On Behalf Of Halid Faith
> Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 12:49 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at
> Subject: check script for tcp connection
> Hello
> I use FreeBSD6.0. I want to use a script to check two or more case.
> My first cases are as below;
> First case My Server will check the remote ip address alive or not as icmp
> Second case My server will connect to other remote ip address as tcp
> protocol like connected or not.
> if my server could not see the remote ip address AND not connect tcp
> connection, My server will send an email me.
> How can I write a simple script about that ?

Why don't you try out monit(/usr/ports/sysutils/monit) in the ports? It can
do that and much more and yet is very easy to configure.


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