This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
Is there any way to check if JBoss is running or not (on a remote machine) other than hitting the http port in the browser? I tried to use twiddle.sh but it's always returns true (even though JBoss is not running). Please let me if there is any other way to accomplish this.