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Integrate Opsgenie with Kapacitor

What does Opsgenie offer Kapacitor users?

Use Opsgenie Kapacitor integration to send Kapacitor events to Opsgenie with detailed information. Opsgenie acts as a dispatcher for Kapacitor events, determines the right people to notify based on on-call schedules– notifies via email, text messages (SMS), phone calls, and iOS & Android push notifications, and escalating alerts until the alert is acknowledged or closed.

Functionality of the integration

  • When an event is created on Kapacitor, an alert is created in Opsgenie automatically through the integration.

Add Kapacitor integration in Opsgenie

If you're using Opsgenie's Free or Essentials plan or if you’re using Opsgenie with Jira Service Management's Standard plan, you can add this integration from your team dashboard only. The Integrations page under Settings is not available in your plan.

  1. Go to Teams and select your team.

  2. Select Integrations on the left navigation and then select Add integration.

Adding the integration from your team dashboard will make your team the owner of the integration. This means Opsgenie will assign the alerts received through this integration to your team only. Follow the rest of the steps in this section to set up the integration.

  1. Go to Settings > Integrations. Search for Kapacitor and select Add

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

  3. Copy the API Key.

  4. Click Save Integration.

Configuration on Kapacitor

  1. In the "kapacitor.conf" file, find the configuration of Opsgenie v2 event handler.

  2. Paste the "API Key" copied previously to the "api-key" section and paste the "API URL" to the "url" section.

  3. With the Opsgenie v2 event handler enabled and configured in the kapacitor.conf file, use the .opsgenie2() attribute in your TICKscripts to send alerts to Opsgenie or define an Opsgenie v2 handler that subscribes to a topic and sends published alerts to Opsgenie.

  4. For more information please check Kapacitor's Opsgenie v2 event handler document.

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