Check States | Pausing a Check

Uptime.com checks can be in various states that affect the alerts you receive. This article will cover these states in greater detail. 

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Check States

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Checks view filtered for Up, Down, and Paused checks

 

A check can be in one of four different states:

  • Up - Check state is reported as OK and Uptime.com has not issued an alert.
  • Down - Check state is reported as CRITICAL. Uptime.com has issued an alert.
  • Paused - Check is not actively monitoring, collecting metrics, or issuing alerts.
  • Maintenance - Check is in maintenance state. Click here to learn more about maintenance states.

Pausing a Check

Pause a check from Monitoring>Checks. Tick the box next to the check you wish to pause, then click Bulk Actions>Pause Selected Checks from the dropdown menu above the checks.

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It is also possible to filter your view to include checks in various states:

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Please note: it is possible to pause checks in bulk.

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