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Automated Uptime Verification

If you have ever administered a website, you know that downtime is unavoidable. Creating a system to automatically check if your website is up can help deal with downtime and provide a better user experience. Doing so is quite simple if you have the following tools available:

Automated Uptime Verification

  • A web server other that that on which the website is hosted
  • Cron (if you do not have this, you can use an online service)
  • PHP with libcurl support
  • PHP with mail support (optional)

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