Question RE urllib

Larry Martell larry.martell at gmail.com
Mon Dec 16 20:57:05 CET 2013


On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 2:55 PM, Jeff James <jeff at jeffljames.com> wrote:
> Sorry to be a pain here, guys, as I'm also a newbie at this as well.
>
> Where, exactly in the script would I place the " print str(e)  " ?

The line after the print site + " is down" line.

>
> Thanks
>
> Original message :
>
>> I'm not really receiving an "exception" other than those three sites, out
>> of the 30 or so I have listed, are the only sites which show "is down" at
>> the end of that line specifying the site.
>>
>> Where " # " has been substituted for our domain name........
>>
>> https://my.####.com/intranet.html is down
>> http://#####.main.####.com/psso/pssignsso.asp?dbname=FSPRD90 is down
>> http://sharepoint.####.com/regions/west/PHX_NSC/default.aspx is down
>>
>>
>>
>> > So I'm using the following script to check our sites to make sure they
>> > are
>> > all up and some of them are reporting they are "down" when, in fact,
>> > they
>> > are actually up.   These sites do not require a logon in order for the
>> > home
>>
>> > page to come up.  Could this be due to some port being blocked
>> > internally ?
>> > Only one of the sites reporting as down is "https" but all are internal
>> > sites.  Is there some other component I should be including in the
>> > script ?
>> > There are about 30 or 40 sites that I have listed in all.  I just use
>> > those
>> > in the following script as examples.   Thanks
>> >
>> > import urllib
>> >
>> > sites = ["http://www.amazon.com/",
>> > "https://internalsite.com/intranet.html",
>> > etc.]
>> >
>> > for site in sites:
>> >     try:
>> >         urllib.urlopen(site)
>> >         print site + " "
>> >     except Exception, e:
>> >         print site + " is down"
>>
>> In the handler print out the exception you are getting.
>
>
> If your exception handler is being called then you are indeed getting an
> exception. Add:
>
> print str(e)
>
> to the handler
>
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