Using Server Monitoring

Below you can find some FAQ’s and general tips for our Server Monitoring feature: What permissions are required: Our system resource scanner runs on it’s own separate user account (cakeagent) and does not require root beyond the installation. You can limit file access for this user agent however df must […]

Integrating with Terraform

Terraform is a platform for building, combining and launching infrastructure. It’s a downloadable software that’s supported over most operating systems, and it’s possible to integrate this tool with Statuscake in order to create and configure tests. First off you should log in to your Statuscake Account , grab your username from the User […]

Integrating with Geckoboard

Geckoboard is a data dashboard service for Businesses, it’s possible to integrate this service with Statuscake in order to receive live information on uptime and response speed straight into your Geckoboard. First thing’s first, log in to your account, or if you don’t have one yet – this can be […]

Creating a Contact Group for alerts

In order to get alerts when a test goes down on Statuscake you will need to set up a Contact group. The Contact Group can contain the following information and settings: Group Name – The name of the Contact group. Email – Any email addresses that you would like the […]

Finding the TestID

Every test that you create with Statuscake has a unique ID number, sometimes it can be useful to know the ID for a test when working with the API or alerts, tests are specified with the ID through the API, and the TestID also comes through with all the alerts. In […]

Integrating with Leftronic

Using your Statuscake API key it’s possible to integrate with the Leftronic service and display information on tests, recent alerts and load times in the dashboard. First off you will need to sign up for an account with this service if you haven’t already, you can do that by following […]

Using Email Templates

With the Business plan and above you will gain access to the Email Templates feature. This allows you to fully customise and even brand the alerts and reports which are sent out from the account. You have the option to edit 4 different templates: The template used for when a test […]

Getting Alerts from an Integration

This article will cover how to get alerts from an integration such as Slack or Pushover once you have done the initial setup. Setting the integration up within the account does not mean that all alerts will be sent there, if you haven’t set up your integration yet, please click […]

Using the Pushbullet integration

Here we will go over how to add a Pushbullet integration for alerts, Pushbullet is now available across all of your devices and can be a really dynamic solution. Please remember that after creating this integration, you will still need to put it into a contact group to receive alerts. On Pushover end: […]

Using the Pushover integration

Here we will go over how to add a Pushover integration for alerts, please remember that after creating this integration, you will still need to put it into a contact group to receive alerts. Please note: Pushover provides 7.500 free pushes at the beginning of every month. Additional usage will […]