I am working on a deployment plan to deploy updates to a
website. I want to be able to put my website monitor in
maintenance using the API. I have examined the API and I know I
can use a variaty of methods to make the API call. What I am
trying to figure out is a way to do this:
Step 1: API Call that will put the targeted monitor in maintenance
mode "starting now" and lasting for 5 minutes.
Step 2: CI - Script Deploy application changes which will restart
the web application
Step 3: API Call that will cancel the maintenance mode if the
website comes back up before the 5 minutes has passed.
The step 3 is not going to be critical. More of a "nice
The challenge is to figure out how to tell the API the date and
time. Hoping someone can give me some insight into ways to