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Old 10-11-2012
http request

I am running a website but I still have problems with the "service temporarily unavailable error". I want to make a simple check if the website is up and running. Does anybody has an idea how to do it? (the site is password protected, so you have to add a user and pwd before logging in).


Cheers jurgen
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Old 10-11-2012
You probably don't need any username and password: check the "ping" command.

I hope this helps.

bakunin
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Old 10-11-2012
I tried it with the ping command but its not working with it. I read that its in general not possible to use the ping command for html sites???Telnet I also cant use...

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