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Bash Script: Script to check internet connection

Below is simple bash script to test the Internet connection using wget utility.
Feel free to copy and use this script

Source: cat internet_connection.sh
#!/bin/bash

HOST=$1
WGET="/usr/bin/wget"

$WGET -q --tries=10 --timeout=5 $HOST
RESULT=$?

if [[ $RESULT -eq 0 ]]; then
        echo "Connection made successfully to $HOST"
else
        echo "Fail to make connection to $HOST"
fi

Output:
./internet_connection.sh http://yahoo.com
Connection made successfully to http://yahoo.com

./internet_connection.sh http://yahosssss.com
Fail to make connection to http://yahosssss.com




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