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Old 08-14-2011
Ping and Perl

Hi There

i have little situation that i could us some help with. We have a dhcp server, but the problem is if that a machine has been offline for a while it loose it's lease and so if you ping it you get unknown host

if there a way using perl that it will continue to try and ping it, even tho it is getting unknown host.


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Old 08-14-2011
while true; do
  ping -c N_PINGS && break
  sleep N_SECONDS
done 2>/dev/null # get rid of error messages

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