Release Notes

Release notes provide information on the features and improvements in each release. This page includes release notes for major releases and minor releases.

Release 2018-11-15

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Website monitoring

  • New scanner location – Silicon Valley
  • Scanning: new 30-second interval
  • Scanning: certificate validation to URL monitor
  • Scanning: custom body types (form-data, x-www-form-urlencoded, text-plain, and json) for  URL monitor
  • Reporting: choose the time when uptime reports (email) should be sent – default at 10 am
  • Reporting: monthly uptime reports (email)
  • Notifications: a main switch for UP/DOWN notifications
  • Notifications: a main switch for DOWN reminder notifications
  • Management: support for cloning monitor settings
  • Management: show past maintenances (Dashboard)
  • Management: support for cloning maintenances

Status Pages

  • Access management: Subnet restrictions
  • Layout: Monitor re-ordering
  • Notifications: maintenance reminder
  • Subscription: attach subscribers/viewers to selected components on import
  • Incidents: allow component adding/removal on incident state change

General

  • New user level – billing
  • Billing: PDF invoices
  • Referral program

Release 2018-09-20

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • New: Private Status Pages
  • New: Support for French
  • New: Incident details page – it is now possible to link a customer to an actual incident
  • New: Maintenance details page – it is now possible to link a customer to an actual maintenance
  • New: Outage details page – it is now possible to link a customer to an actual outage
  • New: Updates to REST API
  • New: Support for annual status page plans
  • New: Manual status page charges

Release 2018-06-12

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • New: System Metrics (with integrated monitors)
  • Improvement: Automated components (up to five monitors per component)
  • New: Language support (Deutsch, Dutch, English, Finnish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish)
  • New: Color customization
  • Improvement: Service level percent limit customization (percent for states OK, WARNING, and NOTICE)
  • Improvement: Email logo for subscriber notifications
  • New: Subscriber import tool (Dashboard)
  • Improvement: Subscriber notifications about component state changes
  • Improvement: Force switch for HTTPS on Status Page
  • New: New option for ignoring child component state on the Status Page

Website Monitoring

  • Custom request headers to URL monitor
  • Custom POST data to URL monitor
  • More information on DOWN messages

Dashboard

  • Improvement: Back-fill component uptime history for new components (7, 30, 60, or 90 days)
  • Improvement: Back-fill incident and incident state changes (time)

General

  • New: Automated credit card payments

Release 2018-04-20

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • New: Changes to plans. We have now new options:
    • Domain/DNS hosting – we can now provide you basic domains like .com, .net and .org.
    • Rest API
    • SLA 99,5%
  • Enhancement: Email templates are completely rewritten to provide better support for more email clients. Fixed lots of bugs in Outlook 2016 email user interface and for other Microsoft products.
  • Enhancement: Fixes for consistencies, for example AdminLabs brand colors

Rest API

  • List status pages
  • Manage subscribers

Custom plans

From now on we can customize status page plans based on your needs:

  • Subscribers limit
  • Two-level components
  • Showcase components
  • Attached monitors
  • White-label company branding
  • Domain/DNS hosting
  • SLA %

Release 2018-04-06

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • New: Showcase components: select individually and show visually the service levels history of your components
  • New: You can now add a description for your component
  • New: Configurable timeline indicator for monitors
  • New: Adding new incident states: Investigating, Identified and Monitoring
  • Improvement: Load Twitter feed on background – no more slow status page loads

Dashboard

  • New: Component history
    • State changes
    • Maintenances
    • Incidents
  • New: Service level calculation for components
    • Including configurable effect for component states: major outage, partial outage, and degraded performance
    • Including an option to choose whether to show service levels that pay attention to scheduled maintenances
  • New: Changing component states per component on incident changes
  • New: It is now possible to change email address

Overall changes

  • General improvements to Dashboard structure
  • General improvements to email messages
  • User interface fixes for mobile, iOS Safari and email messages

Release 2018-03-14

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • It is now possible to reorder components
  • On status page you can now reorder content blocks (business plan)
  • Attached monitors can now be renamed
  • It is now possible to add several components with the same name (for another parent components)

Website monitoring

  • URL monitor – it’s now possible to allow HTTP codes other than 200
  • Notification method – Webhooks
  • There’s now outage duration info added to “up” notifications

Dashboard

  • It is now possible to create templates for maintenances
  • Better UI for general layouts in the Dashboard. We have concentrated in making Dashboard even more user friendly by organizing settings in tabs.
  • Better calendar selection modal for maintenances, it’s now easier to input exact time and date without having to select with mouse necessarily.
  • Updated billing view to be more informative – it is now easier to see overall usage of funds and estimated spending rate.
  • General standardizing forms and fixes for UI glitches.

Overall changes

  • General improvements to emails

Infrastructure changes

  • New scanner locations: Amsterdam and Frankfurt.
  • Discontinued scanner locations: Our server in Strasbourg will be discontinued within this release. Monitors that are currently set to Strasbourg will be switched today to Frankfurt.

Release 2017-12-19

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • Component states (operational, maintenance, degraded performance, partial outage and major outage)
  • Component maintenances (including commenting feature)
  • Two-level component view (including incidents and maintenances)
  • Big changes for page structure – user can now choose whether:
    • Maintenances and incidents are shown as attached to component(s), in separated section or both
    • Maintenances and outages are shown as attached to monitor(s), in separated section or both

Website monitoring

  • Automatic scanner location detection
  • Outage reminder after one-hour downtime

Dashboard

  • One combined view for maintenance management – it is easier to manage maintenances that have been attached to both component(s) and monitor(s)
  • Component(s) state changes attached to incidents
  • New requirement – at least one contact/notification method per monitor
  • New requirement – square shaped favicon (looking better on Status Page)

Overall changes

  • Limit two-level components to five in Status Page’s Free plan
  • New terms and conditions

Release 2017-09-18

This is a major release including several new features and bugfixes.

Status Pages

  • Component subscriptions – attach selected components to your status page and let your customer choose components that they want to receive notifications about
  • Two-level components – it makes it easier to manage statuses of big infrastructures

Website monitoring

  • Telegram notifications
  • Monitor group management – now it is possible to delete/rename groups
  • Better monitor management – don’t validate all parameters if there are not changes

REST API

  • New endpoints
  • PUT: Outage comment
  • PUT: Maintenance comment

Improvements

  • User management – now it is possible to change user’s group/name
  • Outage comment management – comment deletion
  • Maintenance comment management – comment deletion
  • Payment method migration from Stripe to Braintree – better support for AMEX payments