Subject: Re: Tell the world your uptimes..
To: Alan C. Horn <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/06/1999 19:38:09
This is now mentioned on the 'contrib' page:
"Its just another ultimate battle of good against evil..."
On Tue, 6 Jul 1999, Alan C. Horn wrote:
> (Replies set to netbsd-advocacy, but I wanted to get a slightly wider
> audience so it's hitting current-users as well, apologies if this annoys
> (DISCLAIMER - I have no affiliation with this website or tool, I just
> thought it was cool, and a good way of promoting the stability and uptime
> of NetBSD)
> 'upclient' - It's in pkgsrc (net/upclient)
> Upclient is a program that keeps track of your server
> uptime, and lets you compare it with the uptime of other
> (similar) hosts. It consists of two parts, a client- and a
> serverpart. The client runs on your server and sends the
> uptime every few minutes to the server. The server
> collects all data in a table on this site.
> Go take a look at the homepage - http://uptime.hexon.cx/
> Basically, it might be a good thing if a bunch of NetBSD boxen with high
> uptimes suddenly appeared on there to move us up the league table. We're
> doing well, but I'm fairly certain we could do better. Surely there are
> people out there with higher uptimes than 473 days who want to shout about
> it :)
> Usual caveats regarding firewalls apply, your mileage may vary, talk to
> your firewall admin if the packets don't get through, etc...
> Alan Horn - Sysadmin - Dreamworks (+1 818 695 6256) - No NeXTMail Please
> [Personal Email : email@example.com] [Work Email : firstname.lastname@example.org]
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