Monitoring Your Wi-Fi Connection with Ease
In today’s world, the internet is no longer a luxury, it’s a necessity. Whether it’s for work or play, the internet is an essential part of our daily lives. However, it can be frustrating when you experience internet outages or poor connectivity.
That’s where OutagesIO comes in. OutagesIO.com offers free software to monitor your wired connection. The software would have to be running on a PC or other Windows/Linux or ARM based device. However, our hardware agent can be configured to monitor your WiFi, 4G, 5G, LTE Internet service.
This article will explore how OutagesIO’s hardware agents work and how they can help you monitor your Wi-Fi internet connection.
What are OutagesIO.com Hardware Agents?
OutagesIO.com hardware agents are small devices that can monitor your internet connection.
These devices are self-updating, meaning they can provide you with the best possible reports. They can run 24/7 and save power, making them a reliable tool for monitoring your internet connection.
These devices can be used with either our free Community level service or the extended reports service. You can also mix software and hardware agents as needed.
When To Use OutagesIO Hardware Agents?
To monitor an Internet connection properly, a PC running the OutagesIO software would have to be left on and running 24/7. For some, this is not feasible, would consume too much power or they might be nervous that someone could turn the PC off, shutting down the monitoring software.
Our hardware agents are perfect in situations where monitoring 24/7 is preferred. Simply connect the agent to any free DHCP port on your network or router and the device is up and running. From that point, it will automatically find and track internet connection issues.
You can access your personal control panel or the OutagesIO dashboard to monitor your internet outages. The dashboard provides you with useful information on the reliability of your internet service provider and internet connectivity.
Why Should You Use OutagesIO Hardware Agents?
There are several reasons why you should use OutagesIO hardware agents to monitor your internet connection. Here are some of the benefits:
OutagesIO hardware agents can monitor your internet connection 24/7, providing you with the best possible reports. These devices are self-updating, so you don’t have to worry about manually updating them. They are also designed to save power, making them an energy-efficient solution using less than one amp of power for monitoring your internet connection.
With OutagesIO hardware agents, you can set up optional alerts for connection issues or downtime. This feature is especially useful for businesses that rely on a stable internet connection for their operations. You can receive alerts via email, SMS, or push notifications, giving you the ability to respond to internet outages promptly.
OutagesIO hardware agents can provide you with useful proof of internet outages or poor connectivity. This information can be valuable when you need to report issues to your internet service provider or seek technical support.
What type of internet connection can OutagesIO hardware agents monitor?
OutagesIO hardware agents can monitor your wired connection or your WiFi, 4G, 5G, LTE Internet service.
Can I mix software and hardware agents?
Yes, you can mix software and hardware agents as needed.
What operating systems are supported by OutagesIO hardware agents?
Our software comes in versions for Windows, Linux, ARM and even OpenWrt. To learn more about our hardware agents, please visit this link.