Hey there, tech enthusiasts! In this blog post, we'll embark on a journey to create a robust website monitoring system using the Bash shell. We'll dive into the intricacies of checking website availability, handling timeouts, and sending notifications via curl when things go awry.
Laying the Foundation:
Begin by opening your favorite terminal emulator and creating a new Bash script file. We'll call it "website_monitor.sh." This script will serve as the brain of our monitoring system.