Looking for a program that will simply visit a webpage every 6 minutes. Preferably without opening a new tab (I tried using Task Scheduler, but it would open a new tab every time)

  • Do you want this done in a browser window, or are you just confirming the site is alive? – ivanivan Sep 29 '19 at 0:21
  • Just confirming the site. Actually, I think any sort of command line program would probably be best, so I can just run it on my vps – Andrew Wang Sep 29 '19 at 4:01

To simply connect and check if a page returns, you can use either curl or wget on a command line or from a cron scheduled task.

You'll of course want to wrap it in a shell script to either send an alert or cause other behavior on fail/pass

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