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Installing HostBill

HostBill installation is fully automated and takes just seconds, more info at Installation


Configuration Guide

  1. Upload module archive contents in your main HostBill directory
  2. Activate module in Settings->Modules
  3. Provide your Pingdom username/password and API Application Key
  4. To obtain Application Key go to your Pingdom->Account->The PIngdom API
  5. Use test Connection in HostBill to check if credentials are valid


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Setting package

  • To set standalone package go to Settings->Products & Services
  • Create new orderpage with service type other
  • From apps select pingdom , choose your pingdom connection

    Notice: this module is deprecated and no longer supported by HostBill

    Activating the module

    1. If the module is included in your HostBill edition you can download it from your client portal.
    2. If the module is not included in your HostBill edition you can purchase it from our marketplace and then download it from the client area.
    3. Once you download the module extract it in the main HostBill directory.
    4. Go to Settings → Modules → Hosting Modules, find and activate Pingdom module.

    Connecting HostBill with Pingdom

    1. Proceed to Settings → Apps → Add new App
    2. From Applications list select Pingdom
    3. Enter:
      • Name - Name of this connection
      • Username
      • Password
      • API Application Key (from  your Pingdom → Account → The Pingdom API)

          4. Verify entered credentials by clicking Test Connection to check if HostBill can connect
          5. Save Changes

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    Adding Pingdom Product

    1. In HostBill go to Settings → Products & Services, and Add new order page
    2. From order type choose: Other
    3. Enter your orderpage name, select orderpage template. Save Changes
    4. Add new product in the new orderpage. Provide product name and setup price and then Save Changes.
    5. In product configuration section proceed to Connect with App, select Pingdom and App server created in previous steps.
    6. Choose your package options, monitoring type, target monitoring
    7. You can also choose additional contact from your
    1. Pingdom that will always get notification about this package downtimes, to get list of contacts use "get values from server"
    2. In your Pingdom package under Client Functions two new functions are available, you can enable:
    • Manage uptime target host
    •  to allow client to edit his monitoring target host
    • Uptime email/phone alerts
    •  to allow client change where alerts about host downtimes will go to (phone number and email)


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