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  1. Ability to toggle Apdex notifications on a per-check basis

    I have two sites which I would like to have Apdex notifications enabled, and a third where the notifications are unneeded. It would be nice to be able to toggle them on/off individually rather than having a global enable/disable.

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    • Allow API key revocation

      The super-powered API key is supposed to stay secret, but it can sometimes go public because of mistakes.
      It would be nice to be able to generate a new API key, which will revoke the old one.

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      • read only dashboard with passwd

        Hello!
        Would be very very interesting to have a restricted read only dashboard with all our monitored webs protected with user password.
        It can be very good to give to our bosses or clients, and not being worry about they changing any config.
        Today, I make a simple excel dashboard getting times with the API because I dont have this.
        Thank you!! :-)

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        • Add phone number to SMS to exclude from Do not Disturb mode

          Add phone number to SMS to exclude from Do not Disturb mode. During the night my iPhone is within "DND" mode and the updown.io service does not send a phone number. I am not able to exclude the messages from the DND mode because I need to create a contact for this which is not possible because there is no phone number

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          • 1 vote
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            • Allow maintance window for planned IT jobs

              Allow maintenance window for planned IT job (server down)

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              • Weekly reports via Slack

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                Weekly reports via Slack

                It's wonderful to have weekly reports sent by email. It would be awesome to have the option to send them to Slack as well. If we could choose email and/or Slack for reports (like for the alerts) it would be ideal.

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                • Don't show API key on settings without consent

                  Don't show my API key on the settings page without me pressing a button.

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                  • Allow custom headers in webhook requests

                    It would be great if you could sent custom headers (and values) in webhook requests. This would allow you to add an API-key as a header which you can check in the system receiving the webhooks to validate it is actually the updown-io services sending the request.

                    Currently this is do-able by adding a GET-parameter with a key to the webhook URL, but sending custom headers would be a more preferable option.

                    7 votes
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                    • Send a webhook-event for Apdex alerts

                      It is already possible to "Be alerted (by email) when your website's Apdex drops more than 0.3 in 1 hour". It would be great if this event could also send a webhook-request. This would allow us to be automatically notified in our custom monitoring-system when the Apdex suddenly drops for a website.

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                      • Russia?

                        Add a new check point in Russia. Moscow and Novosibirsk.

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                        • Clarify amount of time left with current credits

                          Right now, the credit display reads something like this: "99,999 credits — 23m 4d". When I first started, with 100000 credits, this was confusing to be, because I assumed that the "23m" part meant 23 *minutes*. After a bit, I clicked on it, and found that it was really 23 months. This should be clarified to something like "99,999 credits — 23 months, 4 days."

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                          • Longer History

                            Longer history than 30 days would be excellent for troubleshooting performance issues.

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                            • Lower check frequency

                              Lower check frequency for sites that just have to be online, but nothing relies on them. (ex: 1h)

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                              • Higher timeout threshold

                                We have a couple of long running dashboard pages and a higher timeout threshold would be useful

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                                • Be able to set custom Apdex alert value

                                  Apdex alerts are currently hard-coded to 0.3 in 1 hour. It'd be nice if we could set the the threshold to a custom value rather than hard-coded at 0.3

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Option to set Slack alerts to just a one-liner

                                    Simplified or more concise Slack messages.

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                                    • Adding HeadWayApp ID or widget code to the status pages

                                      I liked your usage of the HeadWayapp to show us what is new with updown.io and it gave me an idea.

                                      I am mapping all 150 of my websites to the subdomain status.<website>.com in order to allow people to check the status of the websites when they need to. Now, once a person sees the status page and notices an outage, the first thing they are going to be curious about is what happened. I was thinking it would be rad if we could add the "account ID" from the HEadWayapp widget code to status pages. this will allow admins…

                                      7 votes
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                                      • TCP certificate expiry checks

                                        Updown is great for HTTPS checks - loving the cert expiry warnings, and I can also check my mailserver with the TCP checks.

                                        I would like to also check the cert validity on a non-HTTPS ports. (i.e. IMAPS or SMTPS. I'm not asking for any understanding of the protocol for non HTTP(S) ports, just connect and do cert checks.)

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Integration with Geckoboard

                                          Geckboard is a popular system to display a variety of metrics via a dashboard for the room. I understand this can probably be done with the API, but if you did a direct integration with them I'm sure you'd see your sign-ups increase since you'd be on their integration list.

                                          Just my 2 cents worth. :)

                                          3 votes
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