WHOIS Monitor - Documentation

Monitoring expiration dates of domains

Check out how to monitor a domain for expiration.

What is Domain Expiry Monitor?

Domain expiry monitor is a primary monitor in Pinger Man that allows you to monitor an internet domain and get notifications via email, Slack, and SMS before they expire.

Adding a WHOIS Monitor

  • Goto the Monitors Area by selecting it from the left sidebar
  • Click on the Add Monitor button to get to the Add Monitor screen
  • Select WHOIS as the Monitor Type
  • Specify the monitor parameters such as Domain and Alert Days
  • Let the Interval be 24 hours
  • Give the monitor a Name
  • Click on Add
We support Bulk importing of WHOIS monitors.


A WHOIS Monitor takes the following parameters:-

  • Domain: The name of the domain to monitor
  • Alert Days: How many days before the expiry of the domain the alert is to be sent
  • Name: The unique name for the monitor to identify it
WHOIS monitors are one of our cheaper low frequency monitors and run at a fixed rate of once every 24 hours.

Other Pinger Man monitors can have a configurable interval starting from a frequency of 10 seconds for the Business plan.