You can set up multiple ways to receive notifications when checks in your account change state. This is useful for multiple reasons:
Notification methods ("integrations") are scoped to a project: if you want to use a notification method in multiple projects, it must be set up in each project separately.
In the web interface, the list of checks shows a visual overview of which alerting methods are enabled for each check. You can click the icons to toggle them on and off:
You can also toggle the integrations on and off when viewing an individual check:
Healthchecks.io limits the maximum number of SMS and WhatsApp notifications an account can send per any given month. The specific limit depends on account's billing plan.
The limit is applied to the combined number of sent SMS and WhatsApp notifications. It automatically resets at the start of each month. The "unused" sends from one month do not carry over to the next month.
When an account exceeds its SMS / WhatsApp monthly limit, Healthchecks.io will:
If you want to receive repeated notifications for as long as a particular check is down, you have a few different options:
Healthchecks.io sends monthly email reports at the start of each month. Use them to make sure all checks have their expected state and nothing has "fallen through the cracks".
A monthly report shows checks from all projects you have access to. For each check it lists:
You can opt out from the monthly reports in the Account Settings › Email Reports page or by clicking the "Unsubscribe" link in report's footer.