That's the point of "global" service monitoring... 

Running search to ones own targets in ones own networks does not need it.. but
also it a club house.. ZeeRex/Explain is about going beyond the private club. 

On Wed, 14 Apr 2010 09:01:15 -0400, Ross Singer wrote
> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 6:51 AM, Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Peter, we didn't envisage this as something that servers self-report,
> > but as something measured from the outside.  To a client, it's
> > irrelevant whether a server is running off a UPS, for example: all we
> > care about is whether we can contact and search in and retrieve from
> > the server.
> On the flip-side, though, if something's wrong between you and that
> particular service (let's say a DNS server in your network goes
> haywire and intermittently forgets certain domains, or something),
> this service's reliability is tarnished through no fault of its own.
> Or, let's say, for example, your ISP has decided that service X 
> hasn't paid enough of a toll to get priority to its customers...
> -Ross.


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