PushMon was DOWN

Please ignore any missed pings (May 29) from 8:00 to 9:36 PM (EST) as the server were having issues. We apologize for the inconvenience. Should there be any more issues or concerns, you may always contact us at . Thank you for using PushMon!

PushMon System Upgrade

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In our best efforts to provide excellent service to all of our users, we performed a system upgrade on January 4, 2021 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (EST). Note that PushMon pings during this upgrade will either be ignored or will return an error. Should there be any more issues or concerns, you may always contact us at . Thank you for … Read More

Issues with Google Talk and PagerDuty

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We are currently experiencing issues with sending alerts to Google Hangouts (GTalk) and PagerDuty. These are integration issues due to the changes in technical specifications from the above mentioned providers. We are currently working to resolve it so that you can continue to receive alerts on these channels. In the meantime, you can choose other channels for you to continue … Read More

Fiber Cut Downtime

PushMon was down from 2019-06-10 17:51:00 UTC to 2019-06-11 04:38:00 UTC. Our hosting facility had an area fiber cut which caused the 6+ hour downtime. Services are back to normal now. We are very sorry for the inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.

Executing a Monthly cron.monthly on a Specific Date

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Cron is a powerful tool in linux-based operating systems to execute jobs at specified intervals. This easy hack makes monthly cron jobs execute at a specific date. The easiest way to execute a script as a scheduled job is to put your script executable file on cron folders: /etc/cron.hourly /etc/cron.daily /etc/cron.weekly /etc/cron.monthly And you’re all set. The only issue with this … Read More

Tips and metrics for application monitoring

Photo by Geralt from pixabay.com Want to make sure your daily backups are running? Take a look at PushMon, the easiest way to monitor your cron and scheduled tasks. Introduction There is a digital revolution happening in all sectors of society, driven by consumers who are increasingly eager for innovation. In a market driven by the maxim “time is money”, … Read More

Updates on Windows Batch and Bash Script Sample Code

We have updated the PushMon sample code for Windows Batch File and Bash Script: Use cURL as preferred method to ping PushMon URLs. In case errors occur, ping command will not be executed. For other code samples, visit the sample code page.

Release 1.19 – New Schedules, Multiple Phone Numbers

New features for PushMon 1.19 release: New Schedules every 5 minutes (Paid Plan) every firstSunOfMonth, every firstMonOfMonth, … , every firstFriOfMonth every lastSunOfMonth, every lastMonOfMonth, … , every lastFriOfMonth every X within N days (e.g. every 1st within 3 days) Already supported are “every X hours within N hours” and “every X minutes within N minutes” Multiple phone numbers Users … Read More

Release 1.18 – IFTTT Service

New feature for this release: * IFTTT Service support PushMon users who have IFTTT accounts can now be alerted by any available IFTTT notification services by providing their IFTTT Webhooks Service Key. For more details, here’s how to use IFTTT on PushMon. * YM removal PushMon will no longer support Yahoo Messenger alerts. * Bug fixes