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Mini Network Monitor Version 0.1

Dave Aiello wrote, "Some of you know that I have been working for the last couple of weeks to develop some more significant experience with the Java programming language. Now that I have successfully built an application and figured out how to make a JAR file out of it, I am releasing it for comment, at least to friends and relatives."

"The program is called Mini Network Monitor, or mnm. It monitors a list of web servers by DNS name and reports on the application's ability to connect to them. It is not a full featured application, and it is being released without any warranty whatsoever. You can download it from the following link:"

[ mnm 0.1 in JAR format ]

"If you want to see the source code, please send me an email, and I will consider releasing it to you. Read on for system requirements and instructions for running the application...."

Dave Aiello continued:

This application runs under JDK 1.3 on Windows NT 4.0 and the Java 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition, Version 1.3.1 on Windows NT 4.0. I expect that it will operate on any version of the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition, Version 1.3 or later.

If you do not develop with Java on your personal computer, you probably need to download the Java 2 Runtime Environment. This can be found at the following location on Sun's Java Web Site:

[ Java 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition ]

Installation Instructions

  1. Download and install J2RE, if necessary.
  2. Download mnm.jar from CTDATA.com.
  3. Save to your local disk drive.
  4. Bring up a shell / command window on your computer.
  5. Change to the directory where you saved mnm.jar.
  6. Issue the following command:

    java -jar mnm.jar

Special thanks to Jen Colangelo and Ed Anuff for their technical suggestions and encouragement.

Let me know if you have any comments or questions.

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