How do I use the API?

The API is locked down by IP address to only allow authorized users access. Before using the API you must contact support and give them the IP addresses of the locations where you will be accessing the API. For more information on how to use the API visit the API getting started page.

Using the XML Reporting Service (XRS)

Glossary: XML Feed The XML Reporting Service (XRS) provides access to real-time data via HTTP requests.  By sending a properly formatted http get request to xmlreporter.dotcom-monitor.com with valid parameters, you will receive an xml document with the requested data.  You can work with the data from the xml document however you need.  Possibilities include importing the data into another system or dashboard. The maximum number of requests to The XML Report Service is 1 every 10 seconds. If you submit more than one request within 10 seconds, the service returns an XML Document with the next allowed request time as follows: <error> You Read more

Getting Started with the API

There are several ways for you to view and interact with your monitoring data beyond the website interface, including using the XML feed to consume data and interacting with the API to monitor and update your monitoring agents. With the XML feed you can subscribe to the data you want and present it in your own format using your own custom reports. Using the API you can interact with your monitoring tools using simple https requests to update the details of your monitored devices. You can create your own custom scripts or applications to interact with the settings and view the Read more

API

Dotcom-Monitor API interface The Dotcom-Monitor API gives you a simple and structured way to access the powerful monitoring capabilities of Dotcom-Monitor services. This section assists software developers who want to develop applications by using Dotcom-Monitor monitoring tools. API enables developers to interact with Dotcom-Monitor web site programmatically via simple HTTP/HTTPS requests, thus they can manage almost each aspect of Dotcom-Monitor service functionality; create and remove devices and tasks, postpone and start them, create and manage Alert Groups filters and schedulers, obtain status information plus many other options. To use this information, you should have access to an active Dotcom-Monitor account, Read more

XML FEED

The XML Report Service (XRS) is a real-time reporting framework for feeding monitoring information. The XML feed delivers monitored Device information for web applications and websites in a custom format. Use-case examples include: an ISP providing independent uptime, performance and up-to-minute status of their services to their customers via a web site; or a Data Center integrating monitoring data with their internal applications. The XRS service is free. Related Articles