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'netalert' checks the availability of network services by initiating cyclic TCP and/or UDP connection attempts. It can also validate received sequences (using extended regular expressions) and even trigger those sequences by sending sequences itself. It will notify the admin by email when a service goes down. The package is easy to setup due to its clean XML-based configuration file.


Download version 0.3 (beta)
released on 2 April 2005



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD 2ClauseJanet Casey27 April 2005

Leaders and contributors

Stephan Schmieder Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer,Support E-mail
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use XML_Parser
Required to use Net_SMTP
Required to use IO_Select
Required to use IO_Socket_INET

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 April 2005.


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