Checking remote processes

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sun Oct 1 18:37:36 PDT 2006

In the last episode (Oct 02), jhall at said:
> Is there a way to test a remote server to determine if certain
> processes are running?
> For example, can server 1 check server 2, which is at a remote
> location, to ensure squid is running?
> I have not been able to figure out how to do this, or if it is even
> possible.

Easiest way would be to try connecting to squid's listening port.  This
only works with daemons that listen on internet sockets, but quite a
few do.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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