If you do not already know, WebGazer is a monitoring service that checks your website, cron jobs or scheduled tasks on a regular basis. It notifies you with instant alerts in case of a problem. That way, you have a piece of mind about the status of your service without manually checking it.
Downtime happens to the best of the market, and it hurts any businesses when it happens.
Background process is what matters when it comes to functionality.
Gazers are one of the main components of our service. They are websites (HTTP/HTTPS addresses) you want to monitor. WebGazer starts connecting regularly to the website like a real user after a gazer is set up.
The Gazers menu is the one you land when logged in on WebGazer web app. You can select a gazer from the sidebar by clicking on it and review the web performance, such as website speed on the chart at a glance. You can check the detailed reports by clicking on View Reports as well.
A pulse is a heartbeat monitoring handler. It has a unique URL to which you send HTTP requests. You can use pulse to monitor different services and devices like the following.
⏳ cron jobs
🌡️🚚📷 smart devices
It expects to receive heartbeats (HTTP requests) periodically. You can also send critical parameters to be validated according to the rules you set.
An alert is a communication method of your choice in case of a problem. It is possible to assign different alerts for gazers and pulses. You can also use only one alert for all notifications.
WebGazer supports following alert methods.
After signing up, the account owner may invite users to manage an account. A user can add or delete gazers depending on the role. Alerts can be assigned to users for notification. If you are on a paid plan, you can add up to 40 users under an account.
There are three roles for users. Roles basically limit user’s control on the account.