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Integrate Opsgenie with Honeycomb

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What does Opsgenie offer Honeycomb users?

Use Opsgenie’s Honeycomb Integration to forward Honeycomb triggers to Opsgenie. Opsgenie determines the right people to notify based on on-call schedules– notifies via email, text messages (SMS), phone calls, iOS & Android push notifications, and escalates alerts until the alert is acknowledged or closed.

Functionality of the integration

When a dataset query creates a trigger with Opsgenie integration , it creates an alert in Opsgenie.

Add Honeycomb Integration in Opsgenie

  1. Go to Settings → Integrations. Search for Honeycomb 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 Honeycomb notifications using the Responders field. Autocomplete 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 URL which includes Opsgenie’s endpoint as well as the API key.

4. Click Save Integration.

Honeycomb integration

Configuration in Honeycomb

  1. In Honeycomb, click on circle near honeycomb.io icon in left menu.

  2. Select Integrations from Sub-nav.

  3. Click on Add integration.

  4. Select "Webhook" from dropdown and enter integration name.

  5. Paste URL and API Key in "Webhook Url" and "Shared secret" respectively.

  6. ​Click Add.

  7. Click Test to check your integration.

Sample Webhook Message from Opsgenie

When we click on "Test" for integration. It does not send "result_groups" and "result_groups_triggered" in the JSON. Following fields can tested using a Trigger Test.


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 { "version": "v0.1.0", "id": "abdcefg", "name": "Opsgenie alert", "trigger_description": "This is an alert trigger for Opsgenie", "trigger_url": "https://ui.honeycomb.io/team/datasets/dataset/triggers/honeycomb", "status": "TRIGGERED", "summary": "Triggered: trig on dataset", "description": "Currently greater than threshold value (2) for key1:opsgenie (value 5)", "operator": "greater than", "threshold": 2, "result_url": "", "result_groups": [ { "Group": { "key1": "opsgenie" }, "Result": 5 }, { "Group": { "key1": "works" }, "Result": 1 }, { "Group": { "key1": "like charm" }, "Result": 1 } ], "result_groups_triggered": [ { "Group": { "key1": "opsgenie" }, "Result": 5 } ] }

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