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Welcome to Ping My Box!


Welcome to Ping My Box, a site that offers real-time monitoring for HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, LDAP, LDAP Sync, IMAP/POP3/SMTP, DNS, RSYNC, OPAQUE and generic pings for both IPv4 and IPv6 hosts from across the globe.

Our offerings:

  • Free account
  • $0
  • Get started for free!
  • Up to 5 unique checks
  • Checks from 20 locations across the globe
  • IPv4 and IPv6 supported
  • Email/webhook/hip-chat alerts
  • Run checks every 10 minutes
  • HTTP, HTTPS, ICMP, LDAP, LDAPS, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, RSYNC, OPAQUE
  • Basic REST API
  • Access to Node Archive (1,000 entries)
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  • Standard account
  • $4.95/mo
  • An account for most needs
  • Up to 20 unique checks
  • Checks from 20 locations across the globe
  • IPv4 and IPv6 supported
  • Email/webhook/sms/hip-chat alerts
  • Run checks every 5 minutes
  • HTTP, HTTPS, ICMP, LDAP, LDAPS, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, RSYNC, OPAQUE
  • Basic REST API
  • Access to Node Archive (1,000 entries)
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  • Premium account
  • $14.95/mo
  • Everything you need
  • Up to 50 unique checks
  • Checks from 20 locations across the globe
  • IPv4 and IPv6 supported
  • Email/webhook/sms/hip-chat alerts
  • Run checks every 2 minutes
  • HTTP, HTTPS, ICMP, LDAP, LDAPS, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, RSYNC, OPAQUE
  • Advanced REST API
  • Access to Node Archive (10,000 entries)
  • Contact groups
  • Multiple logins (up to 4)
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  • Executive account
  • $99.95/mo
  • Everything and then some
  • Up to 400 unique checks
  • Checks from 20 locations across the globe
  • IPv4 and IPv6 supported
  • Email/webhook/sms/hip-chat alerts
  • Run checks every 2 minutes
  • HTTP(S), ICMP, LDAP(S), LDAP SYNC, IMAP, POP3, SMTP, FTP, SSH, DNS, RSYNC, OPAQUE
  • Advanced REST API
  • Access to Node Archive (unlimited entries)
  • Contact groups
  • Multiple logins (up to 25)
  • Metadata ananysis

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So...how does Ping My Box work??!

We monitor public services from across the globe and report on their wellbeing and response times, and that's about it :)

Unlike many other similar services, we offer global response time charts from across the world, so you can see how your service fares from different locations. We also offer a JSON API interface for integrating your own applications with our data.

Did we mention it's completely free?!! Well, it is (with optional paid account upgrades).

Why should I pick Ping My Box?

You shouldn't pick us, you should try us! (and then pick us!). We offer what many other monitoring services offer, but with a slightly different approach to the meaning of 'globally available'. Where other services typically monitor from one central location, our service is decentralised and monitors your hosts from around the world at all times. Not only does this allow you to see how your service is running from a local aspect, but also how it is perceived from across the globe, how your geolocational DNS service or round-robin works and so forth. Ever wanted to know how fast people in Japan can get to your US-based service? Want to check how peering issues affect users in Europe? All that and more is essentially possible with Ping My Box.

Furthermore, we offer a variety of cool HTML widgets for your web site as well as a JSON API for fetching the latest data from our slaves to be used in your own applications or web sites. We also support web hooks for pushing data onto your own host when something goes bad or comes up again.