On 09-Aug-00 The Hermit Hacker wrote:
>  use something like netsaint to monitor those machines?  and the APC master
>  switch is web administered, so it would be too easy to build a quick perl
>  script to trigger a power outlet correspondign to the partiular server
>  that was n olonger responding ...

Personally I would wire something up to the reset switch instead..

Much less potential for accidentally nuking your hardware if your script is
broken and starts toggling machines on and off like mad..
(much less violent on disk etc too)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
"The nice thing about standards is that there
are so many of them to choose from."
  -- Andrew Tanenbaum

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