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

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 Pingdom that will always get notification about this package downtimes, to get list of contacts use "get values from server"
  8. 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)