[olug] Web server monitoring services

Ryan Stille rps at willconsult.com
Tue Dec 28 23:32:56 UTC 2004

> Thanks for that. To clarify, what I'm seeking is 3rd party
> verification that we're still on the planet no matter what happens in
> our data center. When ALL ELSE fails* I want some 3rd party to smack
> me. I'd hate to have my once-a-year dial backup thing fail the one
> time a year I needed it.    

Ours always dials out to send pages.  I don't think it dials into an
ISP, I think there is a number to call to send the page directly (but it
is a real "text" page, with info on what systems are down, etc).  We've
been doing it this way for years and have never had a problem with it.


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