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Online Monitoring

Online Monitoring

Online Monitoring

(OP)
I need an online monitor service that checks the uptime of a web server from a remote location. I would need that service in Europe and USA.
Does anyone knows who provides that service ?
Regards.

RE: Online Monitoring

Guy

I'm kind of new to Visual Basic but I don't see why it could use a "heartbeat" feature such as the likes that comes with UniGraphics and other high end CAD design software.

Basically, I am sure you could write some VB application that pings a server every say, 30 seconds and records the length of time between non-responses (downtime).

I'd be happy to help but my VB knowledge is still somewhat limited, but I'll look into it.


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RE: Online Monitoring

This company has a free tool that will monitor 3 servers,
http://www.paessler.com/index_eng.html
More for $99 (might be worth the piece of mind).

I have used "Big Brother" and "What's Up Gold".... BB used to have a free version (I am uncertain now if they do), while WUG is an excellent commercial $$ software package.

All have notification methods (pager, e-mail, etc.).

RE: Online Monitoring

I use Nagios to do this and it rocks... AND it's all free.  

www.nagios.org

RE: Online Monitoring

(OP)
Sorry, maybe I was not clear enough. I already use monitoring software (WhatsUP) in my NOC to check my servers, but those checks are done from my network. What I need is an online service, where I could pay monthly to have my servers or routers checked from another part of the world. I want redundancy and reports of delay from others parts of the world (explame USA or Europe).
Thanks a lot from your answers.

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