[smokeping-users] FPing alternative

Israel Brewster israel at frontierflying.com
Thu Apr 17 18:53:28 CEST 2008

On Apr 17, 2008, at 8:26 AM, Marc Powell wrote:
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>> Subject: Re: [smokeping-users] FPing alternative
>> Anyone have any ideas here? Or should I start looking for an
>> alternative to smokeping entirely? If so, any suggestions? To date, I
>> haven't seen any non-commercial options that seem to fill the same
>> niche, but maybe I'm just missing something? At any rate, the current
>> situation as described below isn't an acceptable option. Thanks!
> Have you entertained the notion that there might actually be a problem
> with the line? Are the WAN or LAN lines? I know it's strange but I've
> seen a WAN circuit where fping wouldn't work but ping would. It's been
> years and I don't remember specifics unfortunately.

These are WAN lines, typically out in the bush and running over  
satellite links, so I could very easily entertain the notion that  
there is something wrong with the line :) Thus the reason I was  
looking for a standard ping, which does work. According to Tobias,  
though, this is not available. Hmmm.

Israel Brewster
Computer Support Technician
Frontier Flying Service Inc.
5245 Airport Industrial Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
(907) 450-7250 x293
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