Dejal announces Simon 2.4.1
Portland, Oregon – Dejal Systems, LLC today announced the immediate
availability of Dejal Simon 2.4.1, the essential site monitoring tool for
Mac OS X. It checks web pages, FTP and DNS servers, local or remote ports
or volumes, and other services for changes or failures, and notifies you
via e-mail, sound, speech, Twitter, HTML reports, and other means.
Add tests to Simon to track updated sites, to alert you when an important
server goes down or recovers, check on Samba SMB, take periodic screenshots
of the system, track posts and new comments on your or friends’ blogs,
check for web mail, make sure a key application is running, get
notifications of updates to favorite news and entertainment websites, keep
an eye on auctions, and many other uses.
Services include Web (HTTP) to check web pages (including secure ones, and
supporting POST and cookies), FTP files and directory listings, DNS, Ping
servers, see Twitter updates, watch a local Application, capture periodic
Screenshots, watch for System Log Errors, and more. Plus, you can easily
add your own services via custom port connections, AppleScripts, shell
scripts, or Perl, PHP, Python, etc.
Receive notification of changes, failures, and/or recoveries via various
Actions, auto-generated E-mail messages (including to your pager or
cellphone), Growl notifications, Twitter updates or direct messages, an
audible Sound, or customizable Speech. You can use custom scripts and port
sessions for notifiers too.
HTML reports allow remote viewing of a summary and/or details of Simon
monitoring. Reports can be saved to a local web server, or uploaded
remotely. Customizable templates (with several examples provided) allow
embedding in a web page, using a compact format suitable for viewing on
PDAs and cellphones, creating a RSS feed, and more.
This release includes some important fixes for the Port service and
notifier plug-in, among other changes. Version 2.4 added many improvements
and fixes, including a new iCal and Google Calendar notifier, new Twitter
service and notifier, new flexible Port notifier, plus several other
services and notifiers including SNMP Status, Port Available, APC
Masterswitch, and more. It also included an iPhone report template, to see
Simon statuses on your iPhone. Plus it added Spanish localization, and a
number of other enhancements and fixes. See the release notes for details.
English, French, German, Spanish
* Mac OS X version 10.4 or later (Leopard-ready)
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel
* 10.3 MB disk space
Pricing and Availability:
Dejal Simon 2.4.1 is available from $29.95 USD, and available as a
full-featured demo. This is a free update for licensed Simon 2 users.
Dejal Simon 2.4.1: (http://www.dejal.com/simon/)
Download Dejal Simon 2.4.1:
Founded by David Sinclair in 1991, Dejal Systems, LLC was originally
established in New Zealand, and later moved to Portland, Oregon in 2001.
With a sole focus on the Mac platform, Dejal specializes in user- friendly
and flexible Cocoa-based utility software.