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Remotely Verify Filemaker Is Alive

Question asked by ptiseo on Apr 7, 2016
Latest reply on Apr 8, 2016 by brsamuel

We run some scripts in an automated way by firing up a Filemaker Pro mac client that is supposed to stay alive to periodically run the various scripts. Sometimes, that client may crash or halt. The method must be highly available; if a script takes a long time to execute, we don't want the response to the heartbeat check to be paused, thus looking like a false positive.


What ways could I ping/test that system and client to ensure it is still alive?