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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 Opsgenie’s Honeycomb Integration page.

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 Teams field. Autocomplete suggestions are provided as you type.

An alternative for Step 1) and Step 2) is to add the integration from the Team Dashboard of the team which will own the integration. To add an integration directly to a team, navigate to the Team Dashboard and open Integrations tab. Click Add Integration and select the integration that you would like to add.

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.

JSON

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 } ] }

Sample alert

Honeycomb sample alert
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