WEB Design : When your server goes down, how long until you realize it?

by Fred Showker

 Server Ranger 1.0 Released for OS X - Website and Server Monitoring Are you paranoid about your web site? Have you been hacked in the past? If your site goes down, how long will it be before you realize it? The Server Ranger is a new website and server monitoring solution for the OS X platform. Server Ranger scales to monitor the performance and uptime of any number of servers from 1 to 1000 as well as any type of server - web, mail, file, routers and more.

Server Ranger can send multiple alerts when a server's latency is unacceptable or if the server has gone offline. These are fully user-configurable and include email alerts, notifications, sounds and visual cues. Server Ranger can run a check on a website or server from as often as every thirty seconds to once an hour.

Key features:

  • Monitor any type of server or site - file servers, routers, web servers, email servers and more
  • Define alerts for slow servers and offline servers
  • Configure different responses for each situation
  • Email, sounds, visual
  • Get alerted after a user-definable number of checks
  • Single Server Mode
  • Overview window - perfect for a screen on the wall or Airplaying to an Apple TV
  • Log file with export and print
  • One simple price - no adverts or monthly subscription fees

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Server Ranger also includes an Overview window, which can be displayed on a separate screen or Airplayed to an Apple TV, a Single Server mode, a Log window with timestamps and export capability and a detailed view, which uses charts to display the server's recent performance at a glance.

System Requirements: OS X 10.10 or later - 11.5 MB

Server Ranger 1.0 is available as a one-time purchase of $29.99 USD (or equivalent) from the Mac App Store. It has no in-app purchases and requires no subscriptions or other monthly fees.

Category: web, web design, security, utility

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