Distributed MonitoringDistributed monitoring is a method of website monitoring when the checking is performed from several locations.
Distributed monitoring is a method of website monitoring when the checking is performed from several locations. The main purpose for this is to exclude errors of checking server (which is always possible) from the site statistic and provide more precise result. Usually it is realized through the network of independent servers which check the sites one-by-one or simultaneously. The advangtages of such checks are listed below:
Checks are happening from different locations, just like the real users do.
If a single check fails - others may prove or decline the failure. So, probability of false downtimes is really low.
It is possible to overview the access and download speed from different countries and cities.
Possibility to catch network-related or DNS problems: site might be visible from your computer, but are you sure it works for everyone?
For those seeking a possibility to keep SSL certificates always up-to-date and have a constant watch over their expiry dates, there is a Certificate expiration function. Read more: How to activate a Certificate expiration function?
For those seeking a possibility to keep SSL certificates always up-to-date and have a constant watch over their expiry dates, there is a Certificate expiration function. Having an effective SSL certificates monitoring should always be one of your main priorities.
How to activate
Simply sign up, go to Add check, then scroll to the bottom of drop-down list, click on Certificate expiration and wait till the Check window pops up prompting you to fill in the form.
Enter the domain name or the list of domain names you want to monitor for certificate expiry and add the task name.
Once this is completed, go to Subscriptions and set the alerting frequency interval. Finally, click on Save. Note that, we’ll contact you on the following events:
UP - If a certificate expires in:
30 days (1 month)
7 days (1 week)
DOWN - The day your certificate expires
REPEAT - Daily, after your certificates expired, and has not been replaced yet.
Put tick marks next to the contacts of people, who should be informed in case of any problems.
Note: if you want to be notified not only by email, but also by other messengers (Skype, Viber, Hangouts, Telegram), add them in the "Add Contact" bar or in the "Notifications" menu on the main page screen.
If you have any questions about configuring SSL, please contact our Support: firstname.lastname@example.org