Any ideas how we could generate a ping request to an IP from the bOS, and receive a true/false response to whether IP is live or not.
You should be able to use the "Computer" device for that. It pings based on the IP or MAC address and has a boolean value for Power which indicates if it's online or not.
I use it to monitor my NAS and the Internet connection (I ping google DNS server) among other things.
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