Cron Job Monitoring for Perl scripts
Cron monitoring in Perl #
Oh Dear users can add cron job monitoring to any existing Perl script. When you create a cronjob monitor in your Oh Dear account, you're given a unique pingback URL that should be called every time a cronjob completes.
In this guide, we'll cover how you can implement that in your existing Perl code.
Cron job monitoring in generic Perl #
You can make use of the
LWP::Simple library for making network calls.
use LWP::Simple; get("https://ping.ohdear.app/e536e771-9ff6");
Note: make sure your script stops executing on error conditions, so the
get function isn't called even if the script has failed.