Sleep Monitor Helps You Manage Your Mac

Dragon System Software Limited has announced a new utility to help monitor the power state of your Mac, Sleep Monitor. Aimed at system administrators, Sleep Monitor can track the power state to a particular Mac, alerting users if power was interrupted or low, leading to a potential problem. According to Dragon Systems Software:

DssW announces Sleep Monitor 1.0 for the Macintosh. Designed to monitor and log changes in your Macis power state and to provide an invaluable trouble shooting resource for network administrators, professional Mac users and technical support departments.

Sleep Monitor non-intrusively resides on your Macintosh watching for power state changes. Events and settings monitored and logged include: start ups, shut downs, wake ups, sleep, doze, low power warnings, low power emergency sleep, low power emergency shut down, revoked sleep, processor cycling, start up timer, wake up timer and idle time settings.

Sleep Monitor records events into a human readable text based log file. The date and time of the event is recorded with each entry.

Sleep Monitoris log file provides an extensive source of debugging and trouble shooting information.

Sleep Monitor supports AppleScript. One of the AppleScripts included demonstrates how to add your own information to the time stamped log file.

Sleep Monitor is available for free for non-commercial use. You can find more information at the Dragon Systems Software Limited Web site.