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I'm running Apache, and I need to be able to run some kind of monitoring software so I can tell when the Server dies. When the server (Apache) dies I can still FTP, Telnet and Ping the server, BUT the web page will not displayed.

I guess I'd need some type of browser that I could modify to do the "look up" on a timed schedule, then notify me when it failed...
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Apache has an option for monitoring server activities (is called httpd_monitor). What version of Apache did you use? My version is 1.1.3 and never dies. Maybe you have so many accesses on your web and must start multiple instances of Apache.
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There is a program called BigBrother that is also very helpful. It can be configured to page and/or email you if any daemons go down. It can be found at http://www.iti.qc.ca/iti/users/sean/bb-dnld/
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