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RoboMiri Update: Creating Simple Keyword Uptime Monitor

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  RoboMiri comes with a very easy way to create your own Keyword Uptime Monitor.  What is a Keyword Monitor? A Keyword Monitor is a type of uptime monitor that lets you search on a page for the existence or inexistence of a given single or multiple words. It sends a scheduled ping to your service and waits for an answer in a given timeframe, also known as a timeout. If the ping can resolve, the monitor is marked as UP, otherwise, it is marked as DOWN. How RoboMiri does do this? RoboMiri is following the same principle. First, it sends a ping request to your server and waits for a successful connection. If it gets the connection, then the monitor is marked as UP and the response time is saved in order to create a statistic with it, so you can see how long your server is taking to respond.  The main server of RoboMiri is based in London, so it measures the response time from London. If the monitored service is not responding to the first ping request (our requests are blocked b

RoboMiri Update: Creating Simple Ping Uptime Monitor

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  RoboMiri comes with a very easy way to create your own Ping Uptime Monitor.  What is a Ping Monitor? A Ping Monitor is a type of uptime monitor that lets you know when a server is running or not. It is probably the simplest monitor available on market. It sends a scheduled ping to your service and waits for an answer in a given timeframe, also known as a timeout. If the ping can resolve, the monitor is marked as UP, otherwise, it is marked as DOWN. How RoboMiri does do this? RoboMiri is following the same principle. First, it sends a ping request to your server and waits for a successful connection. If it gets the connection, then the monitor is marked as UP and the response time is saved in order to create a statistic with it, so you can see how long your server is taking to respond.  The main server of RoboMiri is based in London, so it measures the response time from London. If the monitored service is not responding to the first ping request (our requests are blocked by

RoboMiri Update: Creating Simple Port Uptime Monitor

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  RoboMiri comes with a very easy way to create your own Port Uptime Monitor.  What is a Port Monitor? A Port Monitor is a type of uptime monitor that lets you know when a service running on a specified port is down (a service like a Database, a Mail Server, etc). It sends a scheduled request to your service and waits for an answer in a given timeframe, also known as a timeout. If the response is received, the monitor is marked as UP, otherwise, it is marked as DOWN. A socket is open on the given port and, if the port is available and the service is up and running, the monitor is marked as UP. How RoboMiri does do this? RoboMiri is following the same principle. First, it sends an open socket connection request to your service and waits for a response. If it gets the response and socket can be opened, then the monitor is marked as UP and the response time is saved in order to create a statistic with it, so you can see how long your service is taking to respond.  The main server

RoboMiri Update: Creating Simple HTTP Uptime Monitor

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  RoboMiri comes with a very easy way to create your own HTTP Uptime Monitor.  What is an HTTP Monitor? An HTTP Monitor is a type of uptime monitor that lets you know when a webpage or a website is down. It sends a scheduled request to your page and waits for an answer in a given timeframe, also known as timeout. If the response is received, the monitor is marked as UP, otherwise it is marked as DOWN. To be less time-consuming, usually, the monitoring service is sending a HEAD request. For some special cases, like checking the response headers, it can also send a GET request. How RoboMiri does do this? RoboMiri is following the same principle. First, it sends a HEAD request to your webpage and waits for a response. If it gets the response, then the monitor is marked as UP and the response time is saved in order to create a statistic with it, so you can see how long your webpage is taking to respond.  The main server of RoboMiri is based in London, so it measures the response ti