Get alert when Socket connect to TCP ports timeout continuously such as 21(FTP),80(WWW),3306(MYSQL) .....
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alert on phones and auto email you the timeout log everyday. Check
here for Windows version
Keep it running in
Linux 7/24 to get instant alert for
also receive daily log in your email inbox for those
not consecutive timeout to let you check log from email directly.
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Download and unzip to 1) portalert_host.txt for host and ports
setup.2) portalert_ setup.txt for account setup to receive SMS
3) portalert email.txt for SMTP setup to receive mail alert
4) portalert program. Run it directly. No installation required.
Register to get free SMS to test
Socket connection to TCP ports - Services such as
FTP using port 21,
SSH(22), TELNET(23), SMTP(25), DNS(53), Httpd(80),MSSQL(1433),
MYSQL(3306).. or self defined port #.
TCP Ports are numerical identifiers in host to host communications.
Monitoring TCP ports connection is monitoring these services on your servers.
numbers of consecutive Socket connection timeout to get alert
- Alert you only when the TCP ports connect timeout on a continuous time period.
You can setup any # of consecutive 1 or 2 or 3,...10...20..100..500.. timeout to
send you alert.
Alert you only when TCP ports connect timeout the first time reach
the consecutive # - No keep sending you
alert when servers remain timeout.
Alert you again when connection get back to normal then alert you next time
get consecutive timeout
No alert loss via 2 different mail servers
- Mail alert send out from our mail server and has option to send
out from yours or Gmail/ Yahoo/ Hotmail SMTP server at the same time to let
you get mail alert even if our site has problem. Check
Gmail/ Yahoo/ Hotmail setup
Keep it running in background
to monitor - You can run it in background with silent mode by
running portalert -s & if
everything has been tested OK
Write to log file with
timestamp whenever socket to TCP port connect timeout/error
IamAlive mail notification
- Mail you today's log at midnight everyday
to let you check the daily log from mail directly and you
also can know program is up and running
Below is alert text example for SMS and Email.
Host/IP + Port + Timeout Start time
+ End Time
2019-08-25 13:59:12 NY MYSQL
TCP connect 5 timeout from
2019-08-25 13:57:56 to 2019-08-25
2019-08-25 14:01:18 Back to
NY MYSQL Server 192.168.1.1:3306