Whistle Blower 3.1 Release Adds New Email System Testing

James Stentman has released an update for Whistle Blower, bringing it to version 3.1. Whistle Blower is a utility designed for monitoring server performance. The update features a new Email Cycle function for testing delivery systems and OS X performance enhancements. According to James Stentman:

James Sentman is proud to announce the release of Whistle Blower 3.1.

Whistle Blower is an enterprise server monitor, functional testing and restart utility for the Macintosh. In addition to standard network connectivity tests like a ping, Whistle Blower connects to your services as a client and verifies that they are available and operating properly.

Whistle Blower 3.1 has over 26 specific server types that it can connect to directly, including but not limited to web servers and SSL Web servers, File Maker, Radius authentication, DNS, 4D and FTP.

Version 3.1 adds a new "Email Cycle" check that sends a test email via SMTP and then waits to receive it via POP, validating all aspects of an email delivery system, Improved reliability on OSX, and many OSX only features such as validating the return from a shell script and running a shell command in response to a server failure. For a complete list of new features please see the Whistle Blower home page.

You can find more information about Whistle Blower update at the James Stentman Web site. The 3.1 update is free for registered users, while the full version is available for US$90.00.