[ALUG] What's a fast way to check for something on LAN?

mick mbm at rlogin.net
Wed Feb 22 16:08:33 GMT 2017


On Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:50:16 +0000
steve-ALUG at hst.me.uk allegedly wrote:

> 
> Why is a 3 second delay a problem?
> 

+1 
 
> Fundamentally rearrange your network addressing.

or fundamentally rearrange his requirements.

> 
> Live with a 3 second delay.

+1 again
 
> That should keep you going for a bit!

Don't bank on. I /guarantee/ that he will be back very shortly with one
of two follow ups.

1 - he asks a solution to an even more obscure (possibly dumb)
scenario; or 

2 - he "solves" his own requirement in a way which involves a wierd
network configuration and/or some incredibly peculiar scripting and
posts it here.


He usually does. 

Cheers

Mick
 
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