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  1. Microsoft Teams integration (not via 3rd party)

    Sending messages through a third party is not that great and imho should not be necessary for a large service like MS Teams.

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  2. DNS record checks

    Hi,
    I have implemented a simple php script on one of my servers to take a query via GET method and returns the requested DNS record.
    The site is restricted to updown.io servers and uses a URL in the following format :

    https://webserver.com/lookup.php?T=A&D=google.co.uk&R=IP

    This uses the following fields :
    T - Type of record to return eg. MX/A/TXT
    D - Domain to check eg. google.co.uk
    R - Record field to return. eg. ip for ip address
    The server code simple checks if the record type is a valid one we accept, checks the domain name is in a valid format…

    3 votes
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    Thanks for the suggestion, I’ve just merged this with another one about DNS check. This is something we’re thinking about but is not planned yet.

    In the meantime what you made is a great workaround, if other users are interested I encourage them to leave a comment here with a way to contact them so you may give them the URL of your service if you want.

  3. Meta tag "noindex" on public status page

    It seems that Google has indexed my public status page, in all available languages. This isn't really necessary; it would be useful if there was some way for me to turn on a "noindex" meta tag, preventing search engines from indexing it.

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    Hi, 2 months ago we started providing canonical URLs so search engines would only display a single result (without the localized version) but it looks like this is not enough and multiple versions are still indexed. We’ll probably add some noindex to help with that.
    On the other end we’re not gonna totally block the indexing of the main status page because this is a feature, being able to lookup a status page when the monitored service is down can be useful.

  4. Provide an explanation of what "Redirections" is.

    Trying out the service and first thing I noticed is "Redirections" is about 50% of the time used. It would be great if you could provide a document or link as to how you are calculating this and what we could do to reduce it.

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  5. New "Hidden" status between Private and Public

    I'm really needing a "hidden" status for pages, for them to be shareable (to client ..).

    Exactly on the same model that Gdrive/Gsuite :

    Private > For your eyes Only

    Public > Shareable to the world. Can be linked on a public website. Can be found and indexed by google (and you have a lot .. https://www.google.com/search?q=site%3Aupdown.io

    Hidden > Only for people who know the URL, to be shared internally. With a long hash key in url that cannot be bruteforced, with meta no index , cannot be indexed by google.

    (YES, one could find the url if they hack…

    3 votes
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  6. Include small response body in notifications directly

    I typically implement a health check/status endpoint in my services, so it will return both a JSON response, and a valid HTTP status code (eg. 200 on success, 500 on error, for example).

    Thing is, when I use this in combination with updown.io, I only get notifications that specify the reason based on the error code, eg. "Internal Server Error".

    What I'd really want here is to have at least the Slack notifications include the entire response, or even just part of the response.

    I'd even be fine if it only worked like this when you use the "contains" functionality,…

    9 votes
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    Hello and thank you for the suggestion. Doing special treatment for monitoring endpoints (versus website pages) is too specific and error-prone so we’re not gonna do that.

    One thing which might be done to help in this case is display the response body when using the contains feature but this only makes sense if it’s small and simple (no html). How does yours look?

  7. Break down the time taken by redirects since they're often a key part of the user experience

    Currently updown.io breaks out the time of normal requests into:


    • name lookup;

    • connection;

    • tls handshake; and

    • response time

    but shows redirects as a single block of time. It would be useful to see redirects broken out the same way.

    Users often type naked domains, like example.com, into browsers. That might lead to this sequence of redirects:

    <a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="http://example.com/">http://example.com/</a> -&gt; <a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="https://example.com">https://example.com</a>
    
    <a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="https://example.com/">https://example.com/</a> -&gt; <a rel="nofollow noreferrer" href="https://www.example.com">https://www.example.com</a>

    (HSTS preload requires the first redirect; you can't go straight from http://example.com/ to https://www.example.com.)

    Depending on how you're handling both http and naked domains the…

    10 votes
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  8. Warn about expiring domain names

    Domain name registration expiry notice

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    First part of this feature has been deployed (the one fetching expiration dates from whois database) but the problem is there’s a lot of mistakes in this process because it requires parsing free-text from all different TLD whois format (which is not standard). So we’re currently making sure the data is correct (at least when we have it) and improving the parser with the values we see in the wild, to ensure we don’t send any false alarms about this when we enable the alerts (also implemented but disabled for now). Knowing this, if you want to try anyway we could enable the alerts for some beta testers, let me know.

  9. Test based on hash

    It would be handy if instead of content we could choose to hash the response and test if the response matches the hash.

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  10. Having a global domain as CNAME for all status pages instead of one per status page

    I would like to be able to have "https://status.domain.com/xxxx&quot; instead of "https://xxxx.status.domain.com&quot; :).

    This could allow me to avoid touching my DNS all the time for every check.

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  11. Uptime Reports for month, year

    Get Uptime report for the whole year

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  12. South America checkpoint

    Hello, I suggest that a South American checkpoint is a priority. I have (among others) websites in Spanish and Portuguese, and although Spain and Portugal are in Europe, the majority of users in these languages turn out to be from South America. If you need a VPS in Brazil, I can recommend Virtuaserver (I had a good experience with them), or there are many others. Best wishes and keep going.

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  13. servers in hong kong and indonesia

    servers in hong kong and indonesia

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  14. Add notification escalation

    Add notification escalation.

    Add a method for responsible people to aknowledge reception of an alert. Add an escalation of alerts in case someone did not respond in due time (15 min, or parametrable).

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  15. Add Belgium location

    Add more server locations ( in particular Belgium)

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  16. Alias for alert email addresses

    When using a service such as StatusPage for client updates, it provides a long unique email address for each type of alert we need to monitor. Without an alias it’s difficult to see if we are selecting the correct alert when assigning to each monitoring process.

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  17. @channel support for Slack integration

    When a Slack notification for downtime comes through, I'd be happy to have it use @channel, to increase the chance that anyone on that channel will know about downtime as soon as possible. I don't see any way to configure that currently.

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  18. Full white label functionality

    I want to be able to white label status pages, email alerts, etc. (total white label possibilities)

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  19. Support WebSocket endpoint

    Allows to monitor WebSocket only endpoint (ws:// and wss://)

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  20. Custom Logo

    I think a custom logo has been suggested before in a comment (https://updown.uservoice.com/forums/177972-general/suggestions/33892252-custom-css-for-public-status-pagess), just wanted to raise it a suggestion now

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