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  1. Nothing!

    Do not give in to feature creep :-)

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    • Additional servers esp. UK

      The current 8 servers available are reasonably spread out, but it would be really great to include a UK server so I can see the experience of my UK audience.

      I would also note that visitors from the middle-East and Africa don't get a look-in: perhaps something in Israel?

      8 votes
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      • Longer History

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

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        • Add alert groups

          It would be helpful to create "alert groups" that consist of one or more SMS numbers, Slack channels, etc.

          For example, I could create an alert group named "Project X" that consists of two SMS numbers and a Slack channel, and then I could assign that group to any alarms that are related to "Project X". In the future, when the members of "Project X" change I can just make changes to the alert group itself, rather than having to go to each alarm and add/remove recipients.

          Thanks!

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

                    Simplified or more concise Slack messages.

                    6 votes
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                    • Team accounts

                      Teams aka multiple users per account

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                      • API for pushover.net integration

                        I use pushover.net for all of my lightweight notifications - it's simple, reliable, cheap and very good so fits well with updown.io :)

                        At its simplest, integration takes the form of an API call with a couple of tokens and a customised message.

                        https://pushover.net/faq#technical-ips

                        43 votes
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                        • Russia?

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

                          9 votes
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                          • Log of uptime/downtime

                            Maybe I overlooked it, but is there a log of the incidents available? Simply a text list of the times when a website went down, and when it was up again.

                            115 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Indeed this is not currently possible, there’s just the 6 months view with downtime duration per day and 24h timeline with detailed downtimes. But this is planned, I’m currently working on adding detailed failing requests to downtimes email and will later add a downtime history on the status page.

                            • 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.)

                              7 votes
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                              • 99 votes
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                                • Add Chinese monitor location

                                  The response time to Chinese server (located on Alibaba or Baidu for example) is very slow for non-Chinese clients.

                                  11 votes
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                                  • Widget and badge status

                                    Status pages are really good, but it's sometimes simpler to have a widget to integrate into another site.
                                    (badges are also very cool ;))

                                    40 votes
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                                      Yes actually there is an integration with http://shields.io/ planned to provide standard badges to everyone. We probably won’t do any widget though, it’s hard to do one that will look good on most websites. We’ll release read-only API keys in January though, that will allow building highly customizable status page / widget directly in javascript.

                                    • Monthly reports

                                      Monthly reports

                                      20 votes
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                                      • Public status page with several checks

                                        A status page with several checks, showing daily/weekly/monthly stats for all of them.

                                        206 votes
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                                        • Grouping checks

                                          Ability to create group for gathering checks

                                          41 votes
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