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Monitor Uptime of Internet service

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I want to monitor the Internet uptime that is used on the Public LAN at all of my 18 remote sites. They all use Comcast cable for public internet and I have been using a ping sensor to ping the LAN IP of the Comcast router but that is not consistent.

I do have a UTM firewall between the service and maybe I could trap the status of that which goes to "checking" when the ISP drops service.

Suggestions????

internet-uptime sensor uptime

Created on Oct 18, 2011 7:26:59 PM by  aschulz (0) 1



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Hello,

you could try monitoring a page like www.google.com from each location, that should show the internet availability quite well.

best regards.

Created on Oct 19, 2011 1:59:52 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Thanks for the reply. My monitoring server is at our HQ and I want to monitor remote sites. Is this still possible? And would I use just a HTTP sensor?

Created on Oct 19, 2011 2:01:13 PM by  aschulz (0) 1



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So, aside from testing it, if I use a HTTP sensor and apply it to the Comcast router, how do I know the HTTP sensor is using that link to access the internet?

Created on Oct 19, 2011 2:10:09 PM by  aschulz (0) 1



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If you place a remote probe in each of the remote sites and then check www.google.com with an HTTP-Sensor (or ping or port sensor) then you should see the internet availability in each remote site.

Created on Oct 19, 2011 2:13:51 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



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Created on Nov 10, 2015 11:45:58 AM by  Luciano Lingnau [Paessler]



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