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This script discovers if the network is down and the output is logged & emailed to <root>.
- Copy script to /usr/local/sbin/ping_network
- chmod 744 /usr/local/sbin/ping_network
- crontab -e
* * * * 1-5 /usr/local/sbin/ping_network
- edit HOSTS
# By Mr. Sontaya Photibut
# website http://www.susethailand.com
# GPL License
HOSTS=" 192.168.0.1 192.168.11.1 192.168.12.1 192.168.13.1 192.168.15.1 192.168.16.1 192.168.17.1 192.168.18.1 192.168.19.1 192.168.20.1 192.168.22.1 "
for HOST in $HOSTS
ping -c1 -w1 $HOST > /dev/null
if [ $? -ne 0 ]
logger "ping: $HOST DOWN"
echo -n "$HOST DOWN on " && date +%d/%m/%Y-%H:%M:%S
logger "ping: $HOST UP"
Disclaimer: As with everything else at Cool Solutions, this content is definitely not supported by Novell (so don't even think of calling Support if you try something and it blows up).
It was contributed by a community member and is published "as is." It seems to have worked for at least one person, and might work for you. But please be sure to test, test, test before you do anything drastic with it.