Objective: check if a host is up-and-running on the network, with a method that can be efficiently parallelized over many hosts. Emphasis on a QUICK turnaround of the check. Reason to emphasise ...
I'm writing a wake on lan script for a set of our lab computers. We have sqlite db with a list of the computer hostnames, IPs, and MACs and currently I ping each of them with '-c1' so it doesn't run ...
i'm writting a script that will backup data from my laptop to an ubuntu server. to do so, i'm looking for a (ba)sh command to test if the server is available before starting the backup. something like ...