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  1. 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…

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  2. 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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  3. servers in hong kong and indonesia

    servers in hong kong and indonesia

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  4. Add Belgium location

    Add more server locations ( in particular Belgium)

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. @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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  9. STARTTLS check for SMTP servers

    Ath the moment SMTP ports may be checked for responsiveness but not for valid connections. Interesting would be:


    • check if there is really a SMTP server

    • check for STARTTLS

    • check for valid certificate / expiring certificate

    • check for MTA-STS/DANE

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Support WebSocket endpoint

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

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  13. Allow URLs with non-ascii symbols

    Allow monitoring a URL suck as http://wikipedia.org/wiki/λ or http://wikipedia.org/wiki/🍔. It's annoying to manually have to URL-encode URLs and it's hard to see what the “real” URL is in the list when it's all percentage signs and numbers.

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  14. Google Sheets Integration

    Google Sheets integration.
    We use the API now with an external Python script polling in data every x minutes to keep our overviews up to date.

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  15. Show QUALYS SSL Labs Grade

    Show somewhere on the status page, the SSL Labs grade for the monitored host. It can be get trough the API, like https://api.ssllabs.com/api/v3/analyze?host=updown.io (it could be tested once a day for each host)

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  16. Add the ability to disable following redirects

    Currently updown.io will follow 302 redirects when checking if a service is up. In the curl commands that are emailed when downtime is detected, this is achieved via the -L flag. It would be good if this could be disabled, so that the actual endpoint given is tested and not the endpoint at the end of the 302(s).

    An example of when this might be useful: I have a few endpoints that simply 302 to another endpoint, which I don't maintain / own / have any control over. I'm less interested in whether those endpoints are up, and more interested…

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  17. Add name to phone numbers

    Give a name to phone numbers! otherwise it's hard to know who they belong to.

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  18. More Bulk Options

    It would be useful to have bulk editing options for the "check interval" and "monitoring locations".

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  19. Add clarification on APDEX hourly chart

    I don't know why, but I always get confused if the far right is the current hour or the far left is the current hour. A mouse-over, tool tip or guide that just says "current hour" or "24 hours ago" would help clarify at a glance.

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    Indeed, it’s actually planned to add a tooltip on the Apdex with more details about the numbers which caused this score (duration, origin of requests, etc..) so the precise time will also be an information to put in this tooltip.

  20. Turn the webapp into a PWA (Progressive Web Application)

    I believe the effort to turn you application into an webapp is pretty low (just include the manifest.json into the project root), and that would enable the users to install the website and use as an app.
    It would also open some doors for future development:
    - Send push notifications from web
    - Offline access (yeah, this is kinda weird for you product)
    - Improved caching
    - Auto-updates straight from web (this is in comparison to native apps)

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