Cron Job Monitoring for Ruby scripts

Cron monitoring in Ruby #

Oh Dear users can add cron job monitoring to any existing Ruby 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 Ruby code.

Cron job monitoring in generic Ruby #

Here's how you can add the Ping URL to any existing Ruby script.

require 'net/http'
require 'uri'

Net::HTTP.get(URI.parse('https://ping.ohdear.app/e536e771-9ff6'))

Note: make sure your script stops executing on error conditions, so the Net::HTTP.get function isn't called even if the script has failed.

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