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Old 08-15-2009, 12:10 AM   #1
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Send SMS upon server crash


Is it possible to like have SMS sent to your cellphone when the server crashes or a process on the server dies?

Thanks.
 
Old 08-15-2009, 12:48 AM   #2
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Yes.

With varied levels of complexity, and (potential) cost involved.



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Old 08-15-2009, 12:49 AM   #3
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Where can I find it.
 
Old 08-15-2009, 01:49 AM   #4
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Quick search on google yields lots of tools that I used to use..If you want to monitor internet facing services on your box, you can use upmonitor's limited but free service up to 20 alerts..However if you want to monitor a server and/or service on your internal network, you can simple ping to the listening port and raise alerts based on the result..Sending SMS, as far as I know, is as simple as sending an email to a phone number..exam:123.234.4545@tmomail.net (each carrier assigns an email address to their phone numbers..find out what your phone's email address is)

Here is an article I found that talks about using existing linux tools for you purpose:
http://www.howtoforge.com/howtos/monitoring..

If you need further help, give me a use case of your setup..AND: do you have an internet connected smartphone? if so, sky is the limit..
 
Old 08-15-2009, 02:01 AM   #5
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yess kannel, gsm modem and monitoring tool (nagios, snmptrap, etc) then very simple you can generate alearts
 
  


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