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Laying down a challenge.  I haven't (thus far) been able to find the exact object to do what I need. Simply I need a network tool that can ping / snmp (set threshold on a specific query to set status) and webscrape into a display I can then either project or place on a monitor a group of people can see.

Into more specifics, a large-ish network where there's some devices I can only ping (no snmp available) I just need red light green light for that.  Other devices I can SNMP to so I want to be able to individually set thresholds for Green, yellow and red lights.  Finally I have a couple of applications with a webserver front end that have a tick (image) if everything is fine and a cross (image) if something's up.  I would like to be able to gather information elements from that web page and from the ping and SNMP and provide a big series of red/orange/green lights.

Maybe I'm asking for too much from one package but I assume other people are doing this as well.  Anyone have any ideas?  Am i going to have to combine several open source packages together to provide this?  Ohh and I'm restricted to windows to do this.  I _may_ be able to get a linux/unix monitor server if that's the only way but I'm trying to avoid managing 2 separate management boxes.
I have seen big brother but I have not seen a scrape module for it.
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Kamran ArshadIT Associate

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Hi,

Please try out demo of Big Brother at:

http://www.bb4.org/
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Kamran ArshadIT Associate

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Hi,

BigBrother like opensource Product is BigSister. It is Free:

bigsister.graeff.com/
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