Posts Tagged ‘ping monitor’

There are Two Ways to Reboot Remote Network Devices – The Hard Way and the Easy Way

Friday, September 9th, 2011

When managing vital network devices located at remote data centers and offsite equipment cabinets, even simple tasks can sometimes prove to be a challenge. Often even routine remedies for common network problems, such as power reboot operations, can take on a whole different dimension due to the remote location of the network equipment site, and the amount of time and trouble that it takes to travel to the site in person. A simple power reboot, that might take two minutes to accomplish on a server or router located at your office, can require days when the server or router is located miles from the central office, at a distant network equipment site or offsite data center.

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Ping Monitor Gadget – Monitor Domains and IP Addresses

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011

Ping response monitoring can be a powerful tool for checking the health of both domains and devices. If you’re looking for a console server or switched PDU that can ping user defined devices and then either notify administrators or reboot a device when it fails to respond to ping commands, check out our console server and remote power reboot products.

Is my website up or down, is it responsive or is it taking to long to load? Those are questions that every webmaster needs to ask from time to time. The best way to find out is to use monitoring tools that connect to the website, server, domain or IP address regularly. You find lots of great applications, both on the web and as desktop applications, to monitor websites.

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