How to Monitor Internet Connectivity of a Remote Linux Box

Hello Experts,

lately a remote Linux box has been going on and offline like it's going out of fashion.
Is it possible to somehow monitor that box and get a Mail everytime it loses connection. (Maybe through another box, or even it sends a mail after it is reconnected)

Regards.
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pseudocyberCommented:
If you're a xNix guru, you could do a ping script to do it and use sendmail the results if failed.

Or we use SolarWinds Orion to do this for our servers.  http://www.solarwinds.net/Orion/Index.htm

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Rob WilliamsCommented:
I use an app called IPMonitor. It can be set up to ping a single, or series of computers every x# of minutes. In the event of a failed reply (you can set the # of retries) it will log the event, and can notify you by means of an audible, visual, or e-mail message. You might find it useful.
http://ipmonitor.tsarfin.com/download.html
automatic_scriptAuthor Commented:
Thanks but those solutions are for windows.
I'm looking for Linux Solutions.
Sorry I didn'T mention this.
Rob WilliamsCommented:
Sorry automatic_script , thought you were monitoring the Linux box from a Windows unit where this would have worked.
pseudocyberCommented:
Question:  Is it possible to somehow monitor that box and get a Mail everytime it loses connection. (Maybe through another box, or even it sends a mail after it is reconnected)

Valid Answer:  If you're a xNix guru, you could do a ping script to do it and use sendmail the results if failed.
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