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Old 09-02-2007, 04:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I ask because we frequently have internet issues and lose connections. If an app was available on the phone to contact the BES every so often and warn when it can't, would help me a whole lot.

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I think you would get too many false possitive due to out of coverage.

Also, you want to check full mail routing and not just connectivity lost to the BES. I say this because on one occasion the BES mail routing processes failed but MDS and Collaboration Services was running.

You really need a third party monitoring system watching BES and if something goes wrong email your carrier.blackberry.net email address.
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Thanks for the reply.


I am not really interested in BES monitoring. I figure since we all use Blackberry's and BES's a tool was out that would advise when connectivity was dropped.

My goal is to determine when our Internet connection is down within minutes of it happening. We have MANY web apps and when Bellsouth decides to take us down for whatever excuse, I would like to know and my Blackberry is with me all the time. An App on a phone that would ping one of my many public IP's on a schedule and alert me would be great.
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Your logic is flawed. While the BlackBerry is a reliable email tool, you are not actively looking at it for expected emails ALL the time. Having it as the medium for a mission-critical monitoring tool or pinger application leaves too many holes open for false positives, as the previous person stated. Configuring What's Up Gold or something similar from a reliable internet connection (something the BlackBerry is not) would be the logical medium for monitoring of your public-facing internet connection.

Pinging external interfaces from an internal network is not a good way of testing said public connectivity. In fact, short of pinging an external-assigned interface from that same interface/server/appliance, it's probably the worst way of testing the connectivity.

An example of a device-related false positive, aside from the one already given, would be something like your receiving a phone call and being alerted for your internet being down. Another would be the BES environment has a failure.

With that said, I doubt we'll ever see a pinger application for the BlackBerry, although it shouldn't be too hard to develop. I would recommend posting in the Aftermarket Software forum.
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Agree with Jibi. You're better off looking at the site monitoring service that will alert you when there is an issue. One such service is Mercury.

http://www.mercury.com/us/products/b...t-monitor.html
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