[smokeping-users] Updated tcpping probe and script

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Sat Dec 3 13:01:09 CET 2011

Hi Chris,

Yesterday Chris Wilson wrote:

> Dear Richard, Tobi and smokeping users,
> I tried to use the tcpping probe but it didn't work for me (centos 5). It seems
> that the tcptraceroute output format has changed or there is a problem with the
> script's ability to parse options. It also doesn't report tcptraceroute errors
> properly or have much in the way of debugging support. And it required
> smokeping to be run as root.
> I think I have fixed these issues, and posted updated versions here:
> https://github.com/aptivate/network-scripts/blob/master/TCPPing.pm
> https://github.com/aptivate/network-scripts/blob/master/tcpping
> I hope that you will consider these for inclusion in your projects. Richard,
> are you still maintaining tcpping? If not, is it worth merging this
> functionality into the TCPPing module?

I have added your update for TPCPing.pm ... but integrating the
tcpping script functionality would certainly make sense ...

how about creating a new probe for this ?


> Cheers, Chris.

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten, Switzerland
http://it.oetiker.ch tobi at oetiker.ch ++41 62 775 9902 / sb: -9900

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