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How to check if a Looker instance is up

  • 17 June 2021
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Last tested: June 2021


If you host your own Looker instance, you may want a way to monitor instance uptime and downtime.


One easy way to do this is with the `alive` endpoint. Replacing `` with your Looker URL, the following command will return a 200 response if the Looker instance is alive: 

curl -i -k



Alternatively, you can check directly in the browser by visiting “”.


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