Getting server status response from HTTP request
m at poo.com
Fri Feb 13 19:36:44 CET 2004
First of all, I am a complete newbie to Python, but have been impressed
with how easy the language has been to pick up.
I am trying to write a script that checks to see if the web /
application server is up. I have the following code that works:
httpobj = httplib.HTTPConnection('www.domain.com', 80)
reply = httpobj.getresponse()
if reply.status != 200:
print "There may be a problem with the server. Response Status :",
print "server is fine"
print "An exception occured"
I was curious if anyone had suggestions on a better way to do this. I
tried to use urllin2, but could not figure out how to retrieve the
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