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How to monitor server/hosting downtime?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by ShabbySquire, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. ShabbySquire

    ShabbySquire Power Member

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    Is there either a script/online service that monitors when your server is down/slow? Would be handy to have an email/text message every time it occurs.

    If so, which service would you recommend?
     
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    mazgalici Supreme Member

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    Mac OS X or Linux? Got a oneliner for ya ;)
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    while (true) ; do curl -s yoursite.com | grep '/html' && echo up || echo down ; sleep 10m ; done
     
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    ShabbySquire Power Member

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    Thanks for the recommendations. Most of the paid ones do a free trial, so will take a gander.

    @sirgold, you've outshone yourself again! :cool:
     
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    To monitor servers and downtime, I would recommend using monitoring solutions like SCOM or NAGIOS.
     
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    dhamaniasad Newbie

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    pingdom
     
  9. bigali

    bigali Newbie

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    just pingdom you wont need more.
     
  10. thetechnofreak

    thetechnofreak Registered Member

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    pingdom is the best monitor I've come across... you can also set up your own private service...register a few free hosting accounts on different hosts, and run crons that check your site and mail you if something is wrong...I'm sure all the free hosts can't be down at the same time :evil: