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how to check if a service is running on a port in a remote machine

Pravin Jagan
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Joined: Feb 28, 2005
Posts: 27
I need to check if a DB server is up or down running in a remote machine by giving the IP address and the port of the service. What java utility should I be using.
Joe Ess
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Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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You could use a socket.
I'd probably use JDBC to execute a query just to make sure the server is alive and working properly.


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