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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Add a Cron Job Monitor (Heartbeat Monitor)
The Cron Job Monitor is a Heartbeat Uptime Monitor. Instead of our global monitoring infrastructure pinging your monitored target, this type of monitor works exactly the opposite; your monitored target will have to access a given URL in order to let our platform know it’s online and healthy. If your monitored target hasn’t accessed the […]
Why isn’t a Heartbeat monitor as reliable as other types of Uptime Monitors?
Short Answer: Because a Heartbeat Uptime Monitor has only one point of failure, which is your server’s ability to send data to our platform, unlike all of the other Uptime Monitor types where your monitored target is checked from different geo-locations around the world. So, with a Heartbeat Uptime Monitor, if at any time for […]
Add a Server Agent Monitor (Heartbeat Monitor)
The Server Agent Monitor is a particular type of Uptime Monitoring, as our monitoring locations will not ping your target, but instead, your target will ping our platform in order to let it know it is online. This Uptime Monitor type uses our Server Monitoring Agent to send data to our platform every minute. In […]