[OSGeo-Discuss] Geenral question about pinging a service for
"aliveness" . . .
Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
tmitchell at osgeo.org
Mon Jan 24 11:44:43 EST 2011
You might also want to take a peek at how Nagios does it's monitoring - I'm sure there are a few good examples in there, if not a whole package you could tweak.
I used it a long time back... http://nagios.org/
On 2011-01-24, at 8:17 AM, Bob Basques wrote:
> I'm working on a system/services monitor, and got to wondering about how to best ping a map service without too much overhead. an "I'm Alive" function in the service would be the easiest way to approach it. But that's probably not a viable thing to require. I'm afraid of this getting too complicated when working across services as well, since the possible result types are so varied.
> I'm working on a MapServer (with WMS / WFS / KML) service first, but this would likely go to other services as well. We're running GeoMoose, so each layer will be pinged and rated as well.
> The Client is simply a self updating HTML page. But I'm wondering about how to set up the actual pinging process, what's the best thing to ask for, that can be readily examined easily in a dynamic fashion, without undue overhead.
> Also, if anyone knows of any PERL (or other CGI) type of product for this kind of monitoring I would be interested in taking a look at it.
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