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Simon version 5 is currently in beta testing. It is a massive update, introducing a much-requested feature: syncing the Simon data between multiple Macs, plus a Simon Status service, a Link Checker filter, improved Find filter, iMessage and Speak Error notifiers, a new app icon, and much more.

Important: please note that Simon 5 requires a minimum of macOS 10.12 (Sierra), and will be a paid upgrade from Simon 4 after the beta. Purchasers since September 1, 2020 automatically get a version 5 license (that also works in previous versions).

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https monitoring, App is 10 minutes down per day to run the build in backup


we run a dentist application and this requires that all programs are shut down to backup the database. This means, the Web booking is also unavailable 10 minutes per day. I there any way to specify a "retry limit" and notify only after this limit in 24h is reached?



David Sinclair's picture

Re: https monitoring, App is 10 minutes down per day to run

Hi Henri,

If you do your downtime at about the same time each day, you can use the Automatically Pause Test option in the Edit Test window to pause checking during that time window. That'd be the best way to avoid false positives.

Alternatively, you can change the notifier options to specify how many failures to allow before triggering a notification.