Real Server Monitoring

Joseph Mack mack.joseph at
Tue Aug 7 12:00:23 BST 2001

Horms wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 01:06:49AM -0000, Don Hinshaw wrote:
> > Would a simple TCP_CONNECT be the right way to test NFS?
> If you are running NFS over TCP/IP then perhaps, but in my experience NFS
> deployments typically use NFS over UDP/IP. I'm suspecting a better test
> would be to issue some rpc calls to the NFS server and look at the
> response, if any. Something equivalent to what showmount can do might not
> be a bad start.

how about exporting the directory to the director as well and doing an `ls`
every so often

Joseph Mack PhD, Senior Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin
contractor to the National Environmental Supercomputer Center, 
mailto:mack.joseph at ph# 919-541-0007, RTP, NC, USA

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