@sir very nice read! It seems like it's low tech enough to be highly reliable (and I mean low-tech as in not too flashy). I keep wanting to play around with Prometheus and replicating some of the things you described might both be a good starting point and useful to keep an eye on the humble homelab.

The only thing I missed (and that may have been me missing it) is how you make sure you can rely on your Prometheus alerting. Is there a fallback of sorts in case that machine goes down?

@doenietzomoeilijk I set up a weekly test alarm, and a calendar reminder which reminds me that it has just gone off

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