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Is Making 2 Repls to ping each other allowed?
fmailscammer

Hi, I know that using a pinging service like UptimeRobot to keep my bots awake is allowed (I read the blog post), but sometimes it doesn't work, and I like having more customizability. Would it be against the rules to make 2 repls with servers (probably flask in python) that would ping each other (and my other projects) to keep them alive indefinitely?

EDIT: I wouldn't be spam pinging them or anything, maybe something like once every 5 minutes or so (I know that it takes longer than 5 minutes with no activity for a repl to shut down, but if something happens and one of them shuts down, I don't want it to have more than 5 minutes of downtime).

Answered by Highwayman [earned 5 cycles]
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Highwayman

yeah that's fine. just keep in mind that unlike uptime bot, both the servers could shut down and then neither will be there to wake the other one up.

fmailscammer

@Highwayman Thanks! I might also use uptime robot to ping one of them every once in a while just to make sure. I just didn't like having to use uptimerobot for everything.