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 From:  "Chris Dickens" <chris at object dash zone dot net>
 To:  "'Quark IT - Hilton Travis'" <hilton at quarkit dot com dot au>, <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall-dev] VPN Status Suggestion
 Date:  Wed, 15 Dec 2004 16:11:47 -0500
Hahaha - in other words, sometimes even the best tools available are mostly
useless. :)


-----Original Message-----
From: Quark IT - Hilton Travis [mailto:hilton at quarkit dot com dot au] 
Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 3:21 PM
To: m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: RE: [m0n0wall-dev] VPN Status Suggestion


> Or just use the SAD tab on the Diagnostics -> IPsec page as an 
> indicator of which connections are up.  SAD isn't a guarantee that 
> things are working appropriately, but it's about as close as you can 
> get without pinging or something like that, which is less reliable 
> overall, IMO.

Yeah, pinging is one of the least reliable ways to do anything much, but
unfortunately its also one of the best ways to check for remote
connectivity.  :)