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monitor external services such as webmail dmz portals etc

Posted on 2014-08-13
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Last Modified: 2014-09-26
how can i monitor my external services such as

dmz portals

how can i monitor that my exchange server is capable of accepting mails
sometime we dont know these services are down til they are reported bt an end user

how can i monitor that these external services are up and ready
Question by:dougdog
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by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
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For email, I use MX Alerts. http://mxalerts.com/
The only difference to their instructions is that I use a mail enabled contact rather than a mailbox, so I don't have to enable Forwarding.

For web services, loads of services that can monitor those for you.


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ID: 40262807
any others?
any that will let me monitor multiple services and websites
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Aaron Tomosky earned 2000 total points
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I use the free http://monitor.us
If you want more frequent checking you can pay

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ID: 40287354
dont think it can monitor an email complete send / receive

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