On Tue, Aug 01, 2006 at 03:21:07PM -0400, Bill Moran wrote: > In response to "Ted Mittelstaedt" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > > This is why the snmp protocol uses UDP, Bill. > > > > You need to use something other than TCP for > > monitoring. > > Well ... if I'm monitoring a server that uses TCP (PostgreSQL) I can't > rightly establish whether or not it's successfully accepting connections > unless I used TCP as well. > > I understand where you're coming from, but I can't see how I can use > UDP to solve my problem. You can do 2-step monitoring: 1) Monitor1 monitors PostgreSQL via Unix domain socket, possible also it monitors presense of postmaster process 2) Monitor2 monitors Monitor1 and you "connect" to Monitor2 via UDP. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"