Monitors can now ping using email! Just send an email to
Email pings are great ways to validate that your emails are being delivered - create a monitor to alert you if it doesn't receive an email on a given schedule or within a certain time interval. It can also be a handy way to send telemetry (ping) data servers that can't make outbound HTTP requests, but are configured to allow SMTP requests..
To call different monitor events append the event name with a
+ as shown below.
Java Cron Job,
AWS Scheduled Eventand more.
Ping APIhas improved ping matching logic that computes durations even when job instances overlap.
discoverwas not saving user crontabs on RHEL
discoverwill prefill monitor names when you are re-running the command
/okendpoint to reset a monitor back to healthy status until the next scheduled run.
dashboardpause feature will automatically send an
/okping when your monitor is unpaused.
discoverwill no longer create monitors for meta cron jobs like
dashboardwill no longer display monitors for meta cron jobs like
discoverwill not crash when hostnames are longer than 55 characters
discovernow includes the cron job administration tools
discoverwill no longer create monitors with duplicate names in some edge conditions
discoverwill display an interactive prompt even when no
discovernow supports the editing of auto-generated names at the interactive prompt
discoverwill prompt a user to save updated crontab if no automatic
--saveflag is supplied
discovercan now be supplied a path to a single crontab or a directory of crontabs.
discoverwill automatically find jobs in
/etc/cron.dwhen run as a root user.
discoverinteractive shell is cleaner and more descriptive.
execwill no longer strip newline characters from stdout and stderr.
execwill relay signals. Signals will now be ignored by the
execprocess and sent directly to the subprocess. Note that in Unix-based operating systems like Linux SIGKILL cannot be caught or relayed.
execwill return stdout and stderr from subprocess as a combined stdout stream. Before this change the output was buffered until the subprocess exited.
execwill relay the exit code from the subprocess. If your subprocess returns code 127,
execwill return 127.
execwill no longer append a newline when writing stdout from the subprocess.
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discoverincrease timeout to accommodate crontab files with hundreds of jobs.
NotRunAtrule type for heartbeat monitors. With this rule type you will be alerted if a ping is not sent by a certain time each day.
discovercan accept a
execwill now set the environment variable
CRONITOR_EXEC=1so a process can know if it's being run under exec.
discoverinteractive mode to easily customize monitor names during crontab import.
discoverwill automatically find your user crontab if no file is supplied.