On 05/28/10 11:10, Ken Allen wrote: > Ok, I like this idea, but is there a way to take this one step further? > Can some type of flag be set so that we don't get tons of emails every > minute until we clear the flag? > > Ken > > > On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 12:51 AM, nor thern <zboson2003@xxxxxxxxx > <mailto:zboson2003@xxxxxxxxx>> wrote: > > http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/gnokii-smsd > http://wiki.gnokii.org/index.php/User's_Guide > <http://wiki.gnokii.org/index.php/User%27s_Guide> > > echo"This is a test message" | gnokii --sendsms +12345678 > >> http://www.commandlinefu.com/commands/view/3345/send-a-signed-and-encrypted-email-from-the-command-line
> > echo "SECRET MESSAGE" | gpg -e --armor -s | sendmail USER@xxxxxxxxxx > <mailto:USER@xxxxxxxxxx> > > cron job .> netstat every 60 seconds; cut field and grep for network down message to
> be sent to gnokii and sendmail using tee. >I know there are plenty of shell examples of something like this out there. If the program doesn't have an option of sending something on a set time you'll probably have to build it yourself. I've done this in the past by creating a file either with the timestamp as the name or its contents containing a timestamp. The format of the timestamp and frequency of the messages is something that you will have to devise.
I have to gather that this only pertains to the wireless network and a connection to the world is still assumed? Otherwise the whole thing is an exercise in futility. If it does have a connection to the world, what then determines that the wireless is down and not the net connection?
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