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Tweak wording in the cron monitoring guide

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Pēteris Caune 3 months ago
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@ -4,9 +4,9 @@ expected times. Assuming <code>curl</code> or <code>wget</code> is available, yo
any new software on your servers.</p>
<p>The principle of operation is simple: your cron job sends an HTTP request ("ping") to
SITE_NAME every time it completes. When SITE_NAME does not receive the HTTP request
at the expected time, it notifies you. This monitoring technique is a type of
<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_man%27s_switch">dead man's switch</a>, and it can
detect various failure modes:</p>
at the expected time, it notifies you. This monitoring technique, sometimes called
"heartbeat monitoring", is a type of <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_man%27s_switch">dead man's switch</a>.
It can detect various failure modes:</p>
<ul>
<li>The whole machine goes down (power outage, hardware failure, somebody trips on cables, etc.).</li>
<li>The cron daemon is not running or has an invalid configuration.</li>

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@ -6,9 +6,9 @@ any new software on your servers.
The principle of operation is simple: your cron job sends an HTTP request ("ping") to
SITE_NAME every time it completes. When SITE_NAME does not receive the HTTP request
at the expected time, it notifies you. This monitoring technique is a type of
[dead man's switch](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_man%27s_switch), and it can
detect various failure modes:
at the expected time, it notifies you. This monitoring technique, sometimes called
"heartbeat monitoring", is a type of [dead man's switch](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_man%27s_switch).
It can detect various failure modes:
* The whole machine goes down (power outage, hardware failure, somebody trips on cables, etc.).
* The cron daemon is not running or has an invalid configuration.

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