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PowerShell Ping Test

Posted by gygon on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Used this little script the other day for a basic network test to an access point I was testing. It just pings the device every 10 seconds (or whatever you set it at) and only outputs when there is an error and the time it occurred. Made for an easy way to leave this running over […]

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Using PowerShell to monitor a web server

Posted by gygon on Monday, November 14th, 2011

A couple years ago I posted about a PowerShell script that would read in a web page. I used that to setup a basic web site test to go through a list of web sites/servers and make sure they were up and running and email an alert if they were down or the size of […]

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Monitoring the Event Log with PowerShell

Posted by gygon on Saturday, March 21st, 2009

One of my goals with learning more about PowerShell is to be able to monitor the event logs on servers and notify me via email when certain events happen. The system I’m looking to monitor are not part of a domain, are in remote locations on isolated networks. Some of the main things I’m looking […]

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Setup MRTG on Ubuntu

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

I have an old system that is running Ubuntu on it for the main purpose of running MRTG. Once it was setup the only time I ever connect to it (other than viewing the stats pages) is when I need to add additional devices to be monitored. Because I don’t do this often I always […]

Web Tools

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

I haven’t had a chance to try this out yet (too busy playing around with Windows 7 running on my new Asus EeePC 1000HE) but Microsoft Glimmer looks like a really cool tool to create some nice JQuery scripts without having to do any coding. Definitely something to check out: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/glimmer Also came across this […]