Feature Idea: Synthetics monitor custom time

Hi There,
Is there a way to set a custom time for Synthetics check to run?
At the moment, I can only choose pre set number of times to check. Is it possible to have ability to choose specific time, day, frequency, etc

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Hi @Bashaar.Gorgees - There may be a way, although I have not tried it. If you want the script to run between certain times, you could set a monitor downtime to cover the times that you do not want the synthetic to run and set the synthetic frequency to a large gap between runs.

Alternatively, you can add some code to check the timing and only perform actions if it is between those times. I have an API and Web synthetic template containing that workaround.

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Hey @Bashaar.Gorgees - Stefan is right, the API or Monitor Downtime is the best way to achieve this.

With that said, I can definitely get a feature idea filed for you, for that level of configurability.


Thank you both. I’ll give them a go.


Thanks! Let us know how it goes :smiley: