Net Whacker

Net Whacker

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Net Whacker is both a networking toolbox and a server, URL monitoring tool. Basically this tool allows you to quickly setup a server testing schedule to perform tests on a server or URL and get notifications based on your preset test criteria.

There is a widget to show the latest result of your tests.

Common uses will be to get alerts when
- A server is uncontactable or has passed a timeout threshold via Ping
- A web page is unreachable or is not showing a preditable string via HTTP GET
- A URL content (can be HTML, image or any binary content) has changed
- A URL content has taken too long to load
- A site you are interested in has refreshed its content
- Connection cannot be established to a server TCP port

Net Whacker contains the following network tools
- Ping
- TCP Socket connectivity
- HTTP Head
- HTTP GET
- Whois
- DNS Lookup
- Device Network Information

What can you do with this tool ?
1) Whois
- Perform quick lookups on who owns a domain name
- Allows entry of custom whois servers

2) DNS Lookup
- Perform query to DNS for A, AAAA, CNAME, NS, MX, TXT, SOA records for a domain name

3) Scheduled server testing
- Perform scheduled testing with Ping, TCP Sockets, HTTP HEAD, HTTP GET
- Configure test run duration (short term to indefinite)
- Configure how often test should run (every minute, every hour, every 7 days etc)
- Configure test criteria such as timeout threshold and string to match for HTTP GET
- Set visual or sound alerts when test criteria is not met

4) URL monitoring
- Perform scheduled monitoring on a URL
- Alerts when a URL content has changed. URL not restricted to HTML pages it can be also binary such as images, pdf files etc
- Shows URL loading time
- Configure test run duration (short term to indefinite)
- Configure how often test should run (every minute, every hour, every 7 days etc)
- Configure test criteria
- Test timeout threshold
- URL load time
- Set visual or sound alerts when test criteria are not met

5) Data Friendly Settings
- Set to test only when WIFI is available
- Set data size limit for each test

6) Others
- Event logs showing a history of test results and alerts
- Export test results
- View device network information such as IP address, Wifi SSID etc

Recently changed in this version

v1.0.6 - 28-Jun-2013
- Added a widget to show the latest test results.


Comments and ratings for Net Whacker
  • (59 stars)

    by A Google User on 29/09/2012

    this really helped. Thx a ton