Checking remote processes

jhall at jhall at
Sun Oct 1 18:52:22 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
I hadn't thought of that.  I'll give it a try.



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