Everyone likes freebies, especially sysadmins. We’ve offered free services longer than premium ones. Monitor.us, our free website monitor, has been up for about 5 years now. This post will cover eight free and useful web tools that Monitis offers for every website and systems administrator.
1. Monitor.us is a free monitoring service that checks the availability and performance of websites and servers. Users can enter all their website URL’s, monitor them from global locations, and receive reports and alert notifications when a URL goes down. Unlike other free monitors, Monitor.us also offers free internal monitoring, so users can check the CPU, Memory and Disk utilization on their servers, among other metrics. This recent post shows how to set up free internal monitoring in Monitor.us. All free monitoring is done at 30 minute intervals and users can upgrade to Monitis for 1-minute intervals. We recently changed the domain name to monitor.us from mon.itor.us, but both URL’s till take you to the free service.
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