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Introducing Public Status Pages 2.0!

As promised in our latest update in June, we have prepared the new public status pages. Last update: 14th May 2021 (added Custom domains). 12th April 2021 (added Google Analytics and homepage URL). 11th December 2020 (added compact mode and floating bar). Content: Improved management Next level customization Set up a Custom domain Subscribe for […]

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UptimeRobot 2020 Update: Acquisition, recent problems and future plans

šŸ‘‹ Hello everyone, Peter here, nice to e-meet you. Let me briefly introduce myself and share some insights about what has been going on with UptimeRobot lately and what the future plans are. I am one of the founders of itrinity, a Czech/Slovak company, which acquired UptimeRobot in late 2019. We are not your ā€œtypicalā€ […]

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Introducing Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Here is a small and handy addition for having an extra level of security for the accounts. Two-factor authentication isĀ a widely-used mechanism for making sure that the account is only reachable by you andĀ Uptime Robot now supports it. The feature can beĀ found at My Settings>Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) menu and you can choose to use your […]

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New Feature: Heartbeat Monitoring (Pro Plan)

Uptime Robot can already check the status of servers/devices who have public IPs with its ping and port monitoring feature. Yet, there are many other servers/computers/devices that are inside an intranet (but connected to the internet) and need to be monitored. Heartbeat monitoring It is now possible to monitor such endpoints usingĀ heartbeat monitoring. The feature […]

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New Feature: Announcements for the Status Pages (Pro Plan)

A status page is a very easy-to-setup, nice and automated way to share the status of the websites/servers with visitors, users and teammates. And, theĀ ability to share additional info with users like current issues or an upcoming maintenanceĀ can only make it better. We have just added this feature (in the Pro Plan) where it is […]

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New Feature – Read-Only Api-Key

Uptime Robot provided 2 api-key types: a master api_key and monitor-specific api_key. The master api_key can be used to perform almost every action exists in the dashboard and it must not be revealed for the security of the accounts. Yet, there are cases where the api_key may needed to be revealed like using it in […]

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Cachebuster – A Pro Tip for Bypassing Cache

Caching is a great way to improve website performance and minimize the load. An ideal cache displays the cached version until the content changes and flushes the cache when there is a change. Yet, there may be cases where the cached version is not the most up-to-date one (if there is a DB error on […]

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A New IP Block

All the requests sent from Uptime Robot are using pre-defined IPs to make sureĀ thatĀ we allĀ know the source of the requests. A new IP block is being added to the system: 216.245.221.80/28 And, if exists, please make sure it is whitelisted in your firewalls. Also, the full list of the IPs usedĀ can be found here. P.S.> […]

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A Change in Handling HTTP 401 Statuses

Uptime Robot treats all HTTP statuses equally. They mean either up or down… except HTTP 401. HTTP 401 is expected in some situations and not expected in others. Currently, HTTP 401 is handled as: If auth info is mentioned in monitor’s settings but HTTP 401 is returned, monitor is marked as down if no auth […]

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A Downtime, What Happened and… Very Sorry.

Last Thursday (10 Jan 2019), starting with 02:30, we experienced an issue that caused a full downtime of ~12 hours and intermittent issues more than that afterwards. First of all, so so sorry about this. And, as a summary, it was totally our fault. Uptime Robot is available since Jan 2010 and it is the […]