Url to ping nodes in clustered confluence instalation - F5 load balancer

Hi, I would like to know if there is any url to ping the nodes in order to test the availability.

for example something like

http://{confluence-host}/ping.action

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I would say the REST API for build info would be relatively light:

http://localhost:8092/rest/prototype/1/buildInfo

responding with:

{"versionNumber":"4.1.6","buildDate":1329649200000,"buildNumber":"3144","bambooBuildNumber":"${bamboo.buildNumber}","revisionNumber":""}
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Many thanks , but I am using confluece 3.4.5 and it doesn't have it url (buildInfo) available.

How do you specify the result type (json or xml)?, by default is Xml.

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It really depends what you're trying to prove, for F5, you may just want to know if its 'probably' there, you could just pull the favicon, http://confluence.atlassian.com/favicon.ico and check for a 200 response, if you want to verify more, then perhaps you could lookup a user...

3.4.5 rest docs are at http://docs.atlassian.com/atlassian-confluence/REST/3.4.5/

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Hi, meant to say, forgetting API's etc, for an F5 ping even the site favicon would work?

eg: https://confluence.atlassian.com/favicon.ico

Thanks for you answers. Finally I developed a very simple plug-in which uses the rest api extension and returns a message like:

statuts 200 OK.

fair enough, but for the purpose I think is more than needed, you are testing JVM responsiveness.... In any case, that will do nicely, heck you could even put it up on the marketplace as a an F5 ping responder!

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