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

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Wed Feb 22 16:45:11 GMT 2017


On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:08:33PM +0000, mick wrote:
> 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.
> 
Thank you for the vote of confidence!  :-)

I would point out that the solution to my last query came from here
and was rather obvious, nothing peculiar at all, just a firewall
setting I had forgotten about.

-- 
Chris Green



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