This is how we use our own platform when performing non-impacting planned maintenance on our infrastructure

In the following guide, we’ll demonstrate how easy it is to use our platform for your infrastructure management and the few basic steps you can take when performing planned maintenance on your servers. We use our platform ourselves to monitor our non-impacting infrastructure components. The critical infrastructure components should always be monitored from multiple different […]

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How to set up Keyword Monitoring

You can use our Uptime Monitoring system to look for a specific keyword on a website and get notified when that keyword goes missing or changes. To get started, go to your Uptime Monitors dashboard from the client area menu: Click on the “Add Monitor” button to add an Uptime Monitor to your account:

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How to track your uptime using HetrixTools

This brief guide will address how you can properly track your web host’s uptime by using our platform. Once you get a new hosting environment, may it be shared hosting, a VPS, or a dedicated server, you’ll want to start monitoring its uptime in order to be notified of any downtimes that may be critical […]

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How to use the Cron Job Monitor

Once you’ve added your first Cron Job uptime monitor (as described here: https://docs.hetrixtools.com/add-a-cron-job-monitor-heartbeat-monitor/), you will be given a unique URL which you’ll need to use in order to let our platform know that your monitored target is still ‘up’ and healthy. The URL will look something like this: https://sm.hetrixtools.net/hb/?s=uniquestring In this guide, we’ll go through […]

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How to use Quick PING

The idea of our Quick PING feature came right from our developers, that needed a quick way of pinging a server during planned reboots without having to manually open their OS terminal, type in the ping command and copy/paste the IP address of the server they wished to ping. So, here’s one of the best […]

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Add your Microsoft SNDS Key to your HetrixTools account (SNDS Monitoring)

Our platform can monitor the IPs that you’ve added to your Microsoft SNDS account, and notify you as these IPs get blacklisted or delisted on the Microsoft SNDS system. To get started, you should first add your IPs to the SNDS platform as described in the following article:https://docs.hetrixtools.com/adding-your-ips-to-microsoft-outlook-snds/ Then you will need to enable automated […]

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Markdown

Our system will accept some Markdown text formatting in certain areas of our platform, such as Announcements on Public Status pages (Bulk Reports)¬†and support tickets. The following syntaxes are allowed/accepted: Headers # H1 ## H2 ### H3 #### H4 ##### H5 ###### H6 Italics *Italics* Bold **Bold** Strikethrough ~~Strikethrough~~ Code`Code` Links are automatically parsed by […]

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Enable automated data access for your Microsoft Outlook SNDS account

If you haven’t added your IPs to the SNDS account yet, you can do so as explained in this article: https://docs.hetrixtools.com/adding-your-ips-to-microsoft-outlook-snds/ Once you’ve added your IPs to the SNDS account, you can enable automated access to their data. Begin by going to the “Automated Data Access” page on the Microsoft SNDS website: https://postmaster.live.com/snds/auto.aspx If you […]

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Adding your IPs to Microsoft Outlook SNDS

Before you begin, please note that you will need a Microsoft Account to log into, so if you don’t already have one, be sure to create one before proceeding with this guide. Start off by going to the Microsoft Outlook SNDS “Request Access” page: https://postmaster.live.com/snds/addnetwork.aspx Add your IP address, or IP range, or IP block, […]

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