[CentOS] Testing remote machine status in a script ?

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at py-soft.co.uk
Sun Oct 25 12:30:25 UTC 2009


2009/10/25 Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net>:
> IF remote machine is switched on / connected to the network...

Use ping and test the result; perhaps something similar to this:

 case `ping -qnc 1 10.0.0.2 2>&1` in
   *'100% packet loss'*)
        exit 1
        ;;
 esac

See the script at the bottom of
http://www.digitalpeer.com/id/configuringa for more info.

Ben


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