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Simon version 5 is now available. 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.

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If one notifier fails, run a different one on next check

Here's what I'm trying to do:
1. check server every 2 minutes
2. If fail, run 1st notifier (open page, bring to front).
3. If 1st check fails check again in 30 seconds.
4. If second check fails run different notifier (audio warning, send email).

Steps 1, 2 & 3 are easy. It's getting a different notifier to run if the site fails a second time that I don't know how to do.

Can this be done?

Thank for any help!

David Sinclair's picture

Re: If one notifier fails, run a different one on next check

You can do this by entering 2 in the after [] consecutive errors field on the Edit Notifier Options page. That will notify if still a failure on the second check. (You can also avoid re-doing the first notification, if you wish, by checking the Only notify once for each failure box for that one.)

Re: If one notifier fails, run a different one on next check

Thanks so much - That's exactly what I needed!
I already had the "Only notify once for each failure but I had "1" instead of "2" for the consecutive errors!