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    Link Software

    We have 2 sites connected via a 100mb link between each over. How can I detect the "link state" Is there a piece of software I can use to detect that its UP. we are having an issue and we were told it may be the link, but we dont think so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 01hanstu View Post
    How can I detect the "link state"
    Ping?

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    Crude: continuous ping of something the other side

    Elegant: a full solution like Nagios

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    A solutions that is free and easy to use would be great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 01hanstu View Post
    A solutions that is free and easy to use would be great.
    The guys are right. ping -t would give you the best results..

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    If you only need it for a while - then whats up gold do a free 30 day trial - great software and designed to do what you want (amongst other things)

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    Thanks. We are being told issues are because of the link so by being able to see whats happening will be great.

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    "The Dude" is pretty good, it can be setup to send email alerts when devices are down etc. Its also free.

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