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Healthchecks supports Cron Monitoring to monitor nightly backups, weekly reports, cron jobs and background tasks and receive alerts when your tasks don’t run on time.

What can Zenduty do for Healthchecks users?

With the Healthchecks Integration, Zenduty sends new Healthchecks downtime alerts to the right team and notifies them based on on-call schedules via email, text messages (SMS), phone calls(Voice), Slack, Microsoft Teams and iOS & Android push notifications, and escalates alerts until the alert is acknowledged or closed. Zenduty provides your application engineers with detailed context around the Healthchecks alert along with playbooks and a complete incident command framework to triage and remediate and resolve incidents with speed.

Whenever a health check fails on HealthChecks.io, Zenduty will create an incident. When the health check goes back to normal, Zenduty will auto-resolve the incident.

You can also use Alert Rules to custom route specific Healthchecks alerts to specific users, teams or escalation policies, write suppression rules, auto add notes, responders and incident tasks.

To integrate Healthchecks with Zenduty, complete the following steps:

In Zenduty:

  1. To add a new Healthchecks integration, go to “Teams” on Zenduty and click on the “Manage” button corresponding to the team you want to add the integration to.

  2. Next, go to “Services” and click on the “Manage” button corresponding to the relevant Service.

  3. Go to “Integrations” and then “Add New Integration”. Give it a name and select the application “Healthchecks” from the dropdown menu.

  4. Go to “Configure” under your integrations and copy the webhooks URL generated.

In Healthchecks:

  1. Login to Healthchecks.

  2. Click on Integrations from the dashboard. Select “Add Integration” corresponding to Webhook.

  1. Paste the link copied earlier in URL for “down” events and “up” events under the Integration settings.

  1. Enter the following code under POST data:

      {"name":"$NAME","status":"$STATUS","current time":"$NOW","code":"$CODE"}
    

    Under Request Headers, set the “Content Type” as JSON and save.

  2. Rename the Webhook as “Zenduty Webhook”. Click on “My First Check”.

  3. Click on “Change Schedule” under Schedule. Set the “Period” and “Grace Time” and save.

  1. Healthchecks is now integrated.

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