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  1. 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.

    8 votes
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    • Russia?

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

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      • Let customers subscribe to status page

        Let people subscribe to my status page via email

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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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          • 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. :)

            12 votes
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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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              • Just keep making it awesome!

                Updown.io is one of the best services I have EVER interacted with! Thank you!

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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

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                    • Apdex history

                      Maybe history/graph of access times per location would be nice so I can see how it improved over the months

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                        • Status page with responsive design

                          More specifically, we display the status page on a widescreen TV, and we have to zoom out to fit the height of the status page, leaving a lot of unused space on the sides.

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                          • Don't reload the page after saving an item

                            When saving an item, the whole page reloads. It would be cool if it could be done in the background so I could keep editing other checks.

                            10 votes
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                            • Voice Call Alerts

                              Alert via automated voice call to multiple numbers

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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.

                                8 votes
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                                • Add credit usage estimation based on past usage (including SMS)

                                  There is a credits usage estimation based on the current load. However our credits are mostly used by SMS messages. The current estimation is usefull but it would be great to also have an estimation based on past usage (inclunding SMS messages).

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Bulk add domains

                                    Bulk add domains

                                    15 votes
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                                    • OpsGenie integration

                                      It would be great to have integration with OpsGenie. This would enable escalation of alerts and use their service to send the alert to the on-call colleague.

                                      30 votes
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                                      • traceroute for failed icmp

                                        mtr details for failed icmp

                                        6 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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                                            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            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.

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