PagePoker is a Perl package that defines a browser agent with many powerful features for monitoring and testing Web sites, including elaborate failure handling that can send email and trigger SNMP traps. It comes with three scripts that implement it for different uses: poke.pl, for single agents; pokes.pl, for many parallel agents, and pokehard.pl, for loadtesting and benchmarking.
Release Notes: Reporting problems in pokehard.pl were fixed. Debug code was removed from the main package. A problem using pokes.pl on RedHat 5.x systems was noted.
Release Notes: SSL support has been added. A bug in the loadtesting component was fixed.
Release Notes: Added basic authentication support to user agent.
Release Notes: Initial release.