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Integrate Opsgenie with Graylog

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What does Opsgenie offer Graylog users?

Opsgenie has a specific alert plugin for Graylog. Use this plugin for Graylog to send stream alerts to Opsgenie with detailed information. Opsgenie acts as a dispatcher for Graylog alerts, determines the right people to notify based on on-call schedules– notifies via email, text messages (SMS), phone calls and iPhone & Android push notifications, and escalates alerts until the alert is acknowledged or closed.

Functionality of the integration

  • When an alert is created in Graylog, an alert is also created in Opsgenie automatically through the integration.

Installing the Plugin

  1. Download the appropriate version of plugin according to your Graylog version.

  2. Copy the .jar file into your plugins folder, as explained here.

  3. Restart graylog-server.

Add Graylog integration in Opsgenie

  1. Go to Settings → Integrations. Search for Graylog and select Add

Under the Free and Essentials plans, the tabs under the Team dashboard are limited to Main, Integrations, Members, and Activity Stream.

2. Specify who is notified of Graylog alerts using the Responders field. Auto-complete suggestions are provided as you type.

Did you know that you can also add this integration from your team dashboard? 

If you want your team to be the owner of this integration, add it from your team dashboard. Opsgenie will assign the alerts received through this integration to your team only.

To do that:

  1. Go to Teams,

  2. Find your team and select it to go to your team dashboard,

  3. From your team navigation, select Integrations,

  4. Select Add integration.

3. Copy the integration API Key. Use this in the Graylog configuration.

4. Click Save Integration.

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Configuration on Graylog

  1. In Graylog, go to Alerts page and select Manage Notifications.

Graylog manage notification

2. On Manage Notifications page, select Add new notification.

3. Under Notification Type, select Opsgenie alarm callback and click Add alert notification.

4. Click Save.

Graylog notification

5. Paste the API URL copied previously into Opsgenie API Url field, and the API key copied previously into Opsgenie API Key field. Optionally, specify Priority, Teams, and Tags here also.

6. Click Save.

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