Monday, February 11, 2013

SiteChecker Plugin for ServerDensity

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post describing how to make sure that your fail-over sites are running properly. At the time, I was sending the results via email. Since then, I improved the process by turning the logic into a ServerDensity plugin (I mentioned that we use ServerDensity here: Marketing I.T. in the Cloud). It was pretty easy to do. The only thing even remotely clever that I did was cache the results in a file so that I didn't have to check the sites every 5 minutes (which is the ServerDensity agent run frequency). Here is the code