We have released an iPhone application that can be used with the Pingdom uptime monitoring service. The aptly named Pingdom iPhone app lets you easily connect to Pingdom and view the current status of the monitoring you have set up.
This is a handy companion when you receive a problem alert from Pingdom, indicating an error with your website or servers. Just start the Pingdom iPhone app and examine the current status from your iPhone. You can also view both the overall uptime and response time of your checks for the last 30 days.
The application will let you customize which of your checks you wish to see and also lets you view more information about how each check is set up, in case you have forgotten exactly what is being monitored by it.
- View the current status (up or down) of all your checks.
- See the uptime and response time statistics for the last 30 days for each check.
- Customize the list of shown checks.
- Get information about each check, such as its monitoring resolution, check type (HTTP, Ping, DNS, SNMP, IMAP, POP, TCP port, etc) and target (IP address or URL).
It’s completely free, so if you have an iPhone and a Pingdom account, we recommend that you try it out! (App Store link at the bottom of this post.)
Here are some screenshots, so you get an idea of what it’s like. Note that you only need to login the first time. After that the application will remember your login information for you.
And as you can see to the left here below, it’s easy to get a quick overview of the current status of your checks:
The only requirement for the app to work is that you have a Pingdom account. If you’re not familiar with Pingdom, you can learn more our uptime monitoring service at www.pingdom.com, including signing up for an account (or a free trial).
We will be adding even more useful features to the Pingdom iPhone app over time.
We hope you’ll find this addition to our service useful!
Here is the link to the Pingdom iPhone app at the App Store.