The Server Check plugin for Movable Type provides a super basic CGI script that when accessed will produce the output:
This allows external monitors to confirm that the MT installation is in place,
the MT code base is loading, and it can connect to the database. It also
includes a plain text file to place in
mt-static to confirm that
exists and is loading properly.
- Move the
ServerCheckplugin directory to the MT
- Move the
ServerCheckmt-static directory to the
Should look like this when installed:
$MT_HOME/ plugins/ ServerCheck/ (plugin files here) mt-static/ plugins/ ServerCheck/ (plugin static files here)
This plugin is not an official Six Apart release, and as such support from Six Apart for this plugin is not available.
Byrne Reese was previously the Product Manager of Movable Type at Six Apart, where he had also held positions as the Manager of Platform Technology and Product Manager for TypePad. Byrne is a huge supporter of the Movable Type user and developer community. He dedicates much of his time to promoting and educating people about Movable Type as well as building the tools and plugins for Movable Type that are showcased on Majordojo. He contributes regularly to open source; and he is an advocate for open protocols and standards like Atom and OpenID.