[VoiceOps] Plivo Offline, Domain Expired; Out of Business?

Keln Taylor kelntaylor at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 14:20:01 EDT 2017

Just to clarify, you are saying that you monitor the domain and SSL cert of
your vendors so you can notify them?
That's cool.

Keln Taylor
kelntaylor at gmail.com

On Sun, Apr 23, 2017 at 12:31 PM, Peter Beckman <beckman at angryox.com> wrote:

> We should all strive to NOT do that. We integrated a once a day check into
> our Monitoring platform that starts warning Operations 30 days before the
> domain expires, and actually pages people starting at 9am on Weekdays 7
> days before if it hasn't been renewed. We had to tweak it for how our
> registrar publishes that information, and we automated renewals so it
> rarely goes off, but when it does we can get in front of it.
> We have the same thing in place for our public and internal SSL/TLS
> Certificates.
> If you are running a business on the web and don't automate monitoring of
> critical infrastructure, you get outages like this. Heck, we started
> monitoring the domain and SSL certs of our critical-path dependent
> services/vendors since another outage many years ago after an SSL cert
> expired.
> Plivo wasn't in our mix, as they aren't critical-path, but they are now,
> and they are still in alarm.  Operations now will be automatically notified
> when we can actually see Plivo again.
> Beckman
> On Sun, 23 Apr 2017, Gavin Henry wrote:
> On 23 April 2017 at 17:31, Alex Balashov <abalashov at evaristesys.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I've done it. Just got distracted, got to fiddling around and thinkin'
>>> bout things, and before I know it, the domain's expired and I'm no longer
>>> on the register of respectable party guests...
>> Embarrassing. I'm sure I'll do it at some point. :-)
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