> > I'm monitoring systems at the ISP I work at. No, it is not life or > > death > > if a feed goes down for 3 hours and a bunch of people cannot download > > their daily freebsd-questions mailing list fix. At least, I don't > > think > > so. But they do. And as their money that buys the ISP's product puts > > the bread on my table, I have to do what they want. And they want > > instant > > response if there is a problem in the ISP's systems. That won't > > happen if > > the monitoring system's e-mails that get sent out when there is a > > problem > > lie around in a mail queue for an hour waiting for a greylist at the > > cell company to let the messages through. I understand where you are coming from on this, of course email is not the right medium to use for notifying of email failures. We built an SMS gateway. -- Kenny Dail <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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