Peep aims to represent network information in real-time (and therefore eliminate searching through large logs of information to find problems) by using sound to represent the vast amount of available information about network status and to help identify network problems and irregularities. Diagnostics are made not only based on single network events but whether the network sounds 'normal.' Peep's primary focus is network monitoring, but its monitoring mechanism is general enough that a Peep system can be adapted to monitor just about anything. Peep includes server software, various client utilities, and a client library which can also be used to create new clients. The latest development release (0.5.0rc1) features a complete rewrite of the Peep software, both server and clients, from the ground up.
DocumentationServer documentation available in HTML format from http://peep.sourceforge.net/docs/peep-doc.html; Client documentation available in HTML format from http://peep.sourceforge.net/docs/peep-client.html
released on 22 September 2002
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||8 July 2002|
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|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=15807&atid=115807|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/peep-devel|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/peep-general|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=15807|
|Required to use||expat (for Peep server)|
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