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  1. 7 votes
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    • Periodic task (cron) monitoring

      Ability to monitor periodic tasks with a simple HTTP call (like https://deadmanssnitch.com/ or https://cronitor.io/)

      ex: curl https://updn.io/9jNKL24

      36 votes
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      • Integrates with statuspage.io

        Provides integration with statuspage.io, so your status page is updated automatically when updown detects an issue.

        16 votes
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        • Order by status and disabled checks

          I like ordering checks by status having the "down" first.
          It would be nice, in this view, to have the disabled checks at the bottom of the list.

          3 votes
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          • Allow cachebusting URLs

            I use updown to check a url that is behind a caching CDN. If the origin server goes offline, real users making requests for new URLs will see errors, but I will not be notified of downtime: the updown check will still succeed since the URL it is checking has been cached.

            I'd like the ability to add a random string to a URL each time it is checked, so that requests bust through the cache and check that both the CDN and origin server are online

            3 votes
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            • Group identical domain suffixes when ordering lexically

              Right now I have about 20 subdomains across 3 top-level domains.

              The current "domain-suffix-oblivious" lexical ordering is kind of a mess.

              I really wish all my "hexstreamsoft.com" subdomains were grouped together, and same thing for my "hexstream.net" and "hexstream.xyz" subdomains separately. Right now those are all "randomly" jumbled up together based on the lexical order of their lowest subdomain components.

              3 votes
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              • Ajax without reloading page

                When we add new monitors or edit existing monitors, prevent ajax to reload page, I think this will improve UX, especially those who have a lot of monitors.

                2 votes
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                • Choose alert recipient with API

                  It would be nice to be able to choose which notification recipient (email, sms, ...) to activate/deactivate when creating a check through the API.
                  For now all recipients are activated by default.

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                  • Change Slack webhook integration to Slack webhook URL (so other services which can emulate Slack's parsing to use this feature as well)

                    Instead of making the Slack webhook integration via the API, just allow users to put in a Slack URL. That way any other service which can emulate the Slack webhook schema can use the webhook feature.

                    As an example Discord has webhooks and if you add "/slack" to the end of a Discord webhook URL then it will parse the data as Slack does.

                    Currently I cannot use Updown with Discord. I also suspect that many other programs have an option to parse data like Slack so you could knock out a few webhook integrations in one simple step.

                    7 votes
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                    • Add button to fire example webhook to added webhook URL

                      Pretty simple, when you add a webhook there should be a "test" button which fires an example event to the webhook URL so the user can test it to ensure it works.

                      10 votes
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                      • GZIP support

                        Validate strings on compressed (GZIPped) pages.

                        4 votes
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                        • Better expired SSL certificate notifications

                          Notifications about expired certificates can be improved (made more noticable) in 2 ways:
                          1. Display expired certificates as downtime (or use some other highlighting) in weekly reports (and other periodic reports).
                          2. Send repeated notifications for expired certificates (as it is done for downtime).

                          5 votes
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                          • Make detailed pricing information publicly available (without registering and logging in)

                            updown.io is STUPENDOUSLY inexpensive compared to most other uptime monitoring solutions available today. This is obviously one of your strongest selling points.

                            So, "hiding" detailed pricing information on the logged-in-users-only page https://updown.io/credits/buy seems counter-productive. I was especially surprised by the big discounts given when buying credits in bulk. It seems to me that a version of this page (or equivalent information) should be made available for everyone, even if they haven't signed up for the service yet or are currently logged out. (This would make it easier for fans to share this information with friends or other prospective users, as…

                            3 votes
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                            • IP address change

                              IP address change

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                              • Multiple email addresses for the weekly report

                                I'd like to be able to enter multiple email addresses for the weekly report. For example, certain department managers would like to receive a weekly report of the checks, but not be disturbed every time a check goes up or down.

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                                • Set lower bound % for uptime per project

                                  Let us decide what the lower bound of the uptime % needs to be for the check to be green. No SLA has a 100% uptime guarantee.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • More heck periods: 2h and 4h

                                    More check intervals: 2h, 4h.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Send webhook-event when website is removed

                                      It sometimes occurs that a website which is no longer hosted by us goes down and has not (yet) been removed from updown.io. When we see a notification about such a website, it is usually removed from updown.io so it is no longer checked.

                                      Once it goes down, a webhook is sent and a monitoring-system alerts us of this error. If the website is removed from updown.io, there is no event to notifiy our system of this change, so the error persists.

                                      It would be great if the deletion of a website sends a webhook so your custom system could…

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Microsoft Teams integration.

                                        Please add support for posting status to multiple Microsoft Teams channels, similar to what exists for Slack.

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