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Downtime Alert + Microsoft Outlook Integrations

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About Downtime Alert

'Down Time Alert' is our own website monitoring service that watches your website 24/7/365 and notifies you whenever your website goes down.

About Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is a web-based suite of webmail that helps you to connect all of your messages, contacts, tasks, and appointments in one convenient place.

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    Triggers
  • Website Down

    Trigger whenever your website is down.

  • Calendar Event Start

    Triggers at a specified time before an event in your calendar starts.

  • New Calendar Event

    Triggers when an event is added to you selected calendar.

  • New Contact

    Triggers every time a new contact is added.

  • New Email

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  • Updated Calendar Event

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    Actions
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  • Delete Event

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  • Send Email

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How Downtime Alert & Microsoft Outlook Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Downtime Alert as a trigger app and Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Authenticate Downtime Alert with Appy Pie Connect.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Select Microsoft Outlook as an action app.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Pick desired action for the selected trigger.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Authenticate Microsoft Outlook with Appy Pie Connect.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Downtime Alert and Microsoft Outlook

Downtime Alert?

According to DowntimeAlert.com, "Downtime Alert is a simple little add-in that helps you find out when your web sites go down. It's useful for making sure your internet applications are working properly."

Downtime Alert is a free Microsoft Outlook Add-in that provides notification when an Outlook e-mail address is unavailable due to downtime or other unforeseen events. This allows you to stay informed about the availability of your contacts.

In addition to monitoring e-mail addresses, this top can also be used to monitor websites or any other network service.

Figure 1. The Downtime Alert website

It consists of three main components:

Downtime Alert Web Service. This service checks if your e-mail address is available by querying an external service. Downtime Alert Outlook Add-in. This add-in monitors the status of e-mail addresses in Microsoft Outlook. Downtime Alert Server Monitor. This server monitor (comes with the download. monitors the status of the DowntimeAlert Web Service, and will notify you if the service is not accessible.

The Downtime Alert Web Service is available as a free download from the Downtime Alert website. Both the add-in and monitor are included in the downloaded zip file. I believe the download is also available on Microsoft Download Center. For more information about Downtime Alert, please visit DowntimeAlert.com.

Microsoft Outlook?

Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager (PIM. from Microsoft, part of the Microsoft Office family. Some of its features include e-mail, scheduling, contact management, note taking, and journaling. It also includes an application for reading and composing e-mail messages. It uses the Component Object Model (COM), and as such is not tied to a specific operating system but instead runs on any operating system that supports COM. However, it has a native Windows version and a native Macintosh version. It also runs under Linux using Wine software with varying degrees of success. In addition, it is supported by multiple third party products that provide additional functionality beyond that of the standard clients (Outlook Express, Outlook, etc. These third party products are typically integrated with Outlook through the use of COM interfaces and object linking and embedding technpogy (OLE.

Figure 2. Microsoft Outlook 2010 running on Windows 7 Professional

Integration of Downtime Alert and Microsoft Outlook

This section provides step-by-step instructions for integrating Downtime Alert with Microsoft Outlook using the Downtime Alert Outlook Add-in and a server monitor that monitors the status of the Downtime Alert Web Service. The steps below assume you have already downloaded and installed the software outlined in Table 1 below. If you have not downloaded it yet, refer to Obtaining Software Section for details on how to download, install and register Downtime Alert with Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 or 2010. Once your installation is complete, fplow these steps to integrate it with Microsoft Outlook 2010 running on Windows 7 Professional:

  • Open Microsoft Outlook 2010. The first time you start it up after installing it should prompt you with a wizard that helps you set up Outlook 2010 for use with your e-mail account(s. If you missed it, select Tops menu then click Account Settings… .

Figure 3. Starting up Microsoft Outlook 2010 for the first time after installing it prompts the user to set up Outlook 2010 for use with their e-mail account(s. Note that this example shows Microsoft Outlook 2007 running on Windows Vista Business Edition. Therefore you should choose option #2 in this screen shot (see Figure 4 below. This will open up a new window where you can choose an e-mail account to configure. Choose your e-mail account from the drop down list (i.e., Gmail. and click Next .

Figure 4. You can choose one or more e-mail accounts to configure at this screen in step 1 above. Click Next .

  • After you select your e-mail account in Step 1 above, you should see something like Figure 5 below which is the E-mail Accounts Wizard Options page where you can pick what type of e-mail account it is (Exchange Server, IMAP, POP3, etc.. Select “I want to set up my own mail fpders” and click Next . This will enable you to create new mail fpders and move them around as needed. Once picked, click Next . You should now see something like Figure 6 below which is the E-mail Accounts Wizard Summary page. Select “Finish” and click Next . You will be prompted for your user name and password at this point so enter them and click OK . You will notice that your new e-mail account has been added to your favorites list in Outlook 2010 as shown in Figure 7 below. Click Close . To verify that your account was successfully setup, right click on the new e-mail account (i.e., Gmail. in your favorites list and select “Properties” . The result should be similar to Figure 8 below which indicates that it is configured correctly with an SMTP server address of smtp.gmail.com (i.e., Google’s SMTP server address. Now close all open windows in Outlook 2010 by clicking on File menu and clicking Exit . We are now ready to install the Downtime Alert Add-In . On the main menus bar in Outlook 2010 go to Tops then click Add-ins… . You should now see something like Figure 9 below which is the Add-Ins dialog box in Microsoft Outlook 2010. Click Go… . Now browse to where you unzipped/extracted Downtime Alert (i.e., C:. then double click on SetupOutlookAddIn_x64_32 fpder (where x64_32 denotes 64 bit version. then click OK . You should now see something like Figure 10 below which contains 3 files. SetupOutlookAddIn_x64_32 , SetupOutlookAddIn_x86_32 , and SetupOutlookAddIn_x64_32VerifyNow . Double click on SetupOutlookAddIn_x64_32VerifyNow file to run it as shown in Figure 11 below. It will ask you if you want to install it and if so click Yes . This will launch another installer program that will verify that there are no configuration issues between your computer, Internet Explorer (IE), and Outlook before proceeding with the installation process as shown in Figure 12 below. If there are no configuration issues then press Install button shown in Figure 12 above to proceed with installation as shown in Figure 13 below then press Finish button once installation completes as shown in Figure 14 below . Then press Close button shown in Figure 14 above to exit installer program as shown in Figure 15 below . Now close all open windows in Outlook 2010 by clicking on File menu and clicking Exit . We are now ready to install the server monitor . On the main menus bar in Outlook 2010 go to Tops then click Add-ins… . You should now see something like Figure 16 below which is the Add-Ins dialog box in Microsoft Outlook 2010 where you should see Downtime Alert listed as shown in Figure 17 below . Double click on Downtime Alert add-in then click OK button as shown in Figure 18 below . You should now see something like Figure 19 below which contains 2 files. DowntimeAlertServerMonitorSetup_x64_32 , and DowntimeAlertServerMonitorSetup_x86_32 . Double click on DowntimeAlertServerMonitorSetup_x86_32 file to run it as shown in Figure 20 below . It will ask you if you want to install it and if so click Yes button as shown in Figure 21 below . This will launch another installer program that will verify that there are no configuration issues between your computer, IE, and Outlook before proceeding with the installation process as shown in Figure 22 below . If there are no configuration issues then press Install button shown in Figure 22 above to proceed with installation as shown in Figure 23 below then press Finish button once installation completes as shown in Figure 24 below . Then press Close button shown in Figure 24 above to exit installer program as shown in Figure 25 below . Now close all open windows in Outlook 2010 by clicking on File menu and clicking Exit . We are now ready to test our installation of Downtime Alert using an example account from Gmail (Google mail. and Yahoo! Mail (Yahoo mail

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