Site monitoring service/software

This isn’t really a Discourse issue, but I’ve decided that it’s time that I have something more formal in place to know when a site is down than to happen to notice or get an email from someone.

I’ve seen pingdom and uptimerobot.

Well, and here’s this: https://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2492697,00.asp. But most of those cost 10-100x what would make sense for me. See also Best Website Monitoring Software | 2019 Reviews of the Most Popular Systems for a list that seems too long to be useful; well, you can filter by various factors.

There’s also Newrelic plugin and GitHub - davidcelis/new_relic-discourse: A New Relic plugin for Discourse forums..

And https://www.infoworld.com/article/2683857/network-monitoring/article.html. . .

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Yes these Pingdom type services are surprisingly and shockingly expensive for what they do. Perhaps that’s a new business you could get into?

Proper monitoring from multiple locations, which is how it should be done for maximum effectiveness, is a bit more difficult than you’d expect, though.

That’s how it seems to me.

I expect that it is pretty difficult. Perhaps we shouldn’t be shocked. :slight_smile:

I was hoping to keep my horse hitched to this wagon, thanks.