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I need to find if a unix server is up or down?
and if it is down how to find the root cause?
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finding it down is easy, you can not connect or ping to it.
finding the cause is something you need to investigate to find out. e.g. use

last | grep reboot

this will give you when the system was rebooted by root

look also in /var/log/messages

for error messages
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And It make sence ,Thanks Omar
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