How to test the uptime of a webserver?
reddvinylene at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 14:24:59 UTC 2008
On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 2:22 AM, Moises Castellanos <m2o7i1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 7:05 PM, Redd Vinylene <reddvinylene at gmail.com>
>> Hello hello!
>> I got this dedicated server which is exposed to DDoS attacks quite
>> frequently. Say I need to host a website on it, is there any way of
>> telling how often it is actually online (to the rest of the world)?
>> Maybe make some sort of ping script from a remote server?
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> You can install nagios and monitor the web server. It will send you an
> email when
> the server is down and when is up again. With this information you can know
> the uptime
> of the web server.
I'd have to install Nagios on a different server then, right? I doubt
the actual server knows when its ISP's link drops (or just slows down)
due to an attack.
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