HTTPPoll is a website monitoring and alert program. It polls
a list of URLs at periodic intervals, and notifies you when any of
them returns an error code.
HTTPPoll can run three types of
Email. This can be especially useful if
you have a beeper-enabled email address.
Dialog box. This is handy if you are at
your computer. The pop up box will notify you of the
problem as soon as it is detected.
Shell script. If you want to perform an
action automatically when a website goes down, you can
write your own script and have
HTTPPoll is a command-line driven program, written in the
Java language. It is released under the
Public License and uses a variety of Open Source libraries,
including: Jakarta commons
You may download the latest release from the SourceForge
CVS Web Interface
To check out code anonymously from CVS:
cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/httppoll login
cvs -z8 -d:pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/httppoll checkout HTTPPoll
These are also available with the download:
Copyright (C) 2003 Drake Emko
Last updated 2003-01-14