We use this simple routine to see if one or more servers
/* Attempt to "ping" another server using only a single packet */
/* just to see if it is "alive" */
PING RMTSYS(&ADDRESS) MSGMODE(*QUIET *ESCAPE) +
/* Was the host found? (e.g. Invalid IP Address) */
MONMSG MSGID(TCP3202) EXEC(DO)
Do something if the address is not found...
/* Did it respond to the PING? */
MONMSG MSGID(TCP3210) EXEC(DO)
Do something if the host did not respond...
[mailto:midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Prevesh Kuni
Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 3:50 AM
Subject: Ping Remote System
Hi Guys, some advice please.
I need to ping a remote system in the early part of the
morning. I have
scheduled the following command: PING RMTSYS('IP Address')
This command works off a command line. Any reason why it wouldn't work
as a scheduled job? Do I need to add the command to a CLE first?
Was also thinking about writing the output to a file and then checking
the messages to see if all is good.
What would be the best route to take?
Smollan Group SA (Pty) Ltd
(011) 640 8154
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