[smokeping-users] Re: Link-up graph
oetiker at ee.ethz.ch
Thu Feb 14 08:34:28 MET 2002
Yesterday Paul C. Williamson wrote:
> Actually, pinging "dumb" devices like routers and switches and
> Novell servers (and anything else that doesn't have perl on it)
> Smokeping functions like a standalone thing.
> But, there is a really cool client that get's mailed by smokeping (that's what the smokemail config is for) to a client workstation (something
> that can run a perl script - NT, unix, etc) that turns smokeping
> into a client server program. That's where the uptime thing
> comes in. I'm not sure if you can run the client program on the
> same box as the smokeping host program. I have a feeling you
> can't, but one never knows...
you certainly can, but it does not make much sense, as pinging the
local machine is sort of pointels in my eyes :-) and the address
does normally not change either ...
> I'm going to start playing around with the client program tomorrow.
> >>> Olivier Nicole <on at cs.ait.ac.th> 02/13/02 08:01PM >>>
> I am not sure what you call the client as I don't see SmokePing to be
> a client/server program, but a kind of standalone thing.
> But anyway, I do run smokeping on one machine, so how could I ask it
> to display uptime for that one machine? There is no indication
> anywahere I could find out.
> It needs a .adr file somewhere I can see, but I don't even know what
> is this file.
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