Learn how to configure your profile, get notifications from Opsgenie and view on-call schedules.
SolarWinds system allows developers to create plugins to extend its functionality, monitor any application and system resource, and trigger alerts to notify relevant people when necessary. cannot only alert for typical server problems, simple thresholds, etc. but also can do sophisticated trending, detect relative changes etc.
What does Opsgenie offer Pingdom Server Monitor users?
Stay connected with mobile
Use to receive notifications for critical alerts via SMS, phone calls, and iOS & Android push notifications, and to respond to the alerts directly from mobile devices using the app.
Consolidate alert & notification management
users leverage to aggregate and manage alerts not only from but also from other sources. enables users to maintain their own notifications information and preferences, eliminating the burden to keep this information current and accurate in multiple disparate tools.
Alert lifecycle management
For users, the integration provides full alert lifecycle management capabilities. Use to not only receive notifications for critical problems detected by , but also rapidly acknowledge alerts, take or assign ownership of the alerts, comment on them, and more, no matter when and where the alerts are received. keeps track of all alert activity seamlessly: when the alert was created, who was notified when and how, whether and when recipients have seen the alert, acknowledged it, and who executed which action. automatically closes alerts when the host/service comes back up.
Alerts that empower
A short text message (SMS) typically used to notify users often fails to convey sufficient information to enable recipients to assess the problem and determine the right course of action. Opsgenie alerts are not limited to couple hundred characters of text, includes many fields, tags, and attached files. Recipients can not only see the alert message, but all the supporting information and chart to figure out what to do next. Attach any relevant information to the alert and make it available to the recipients, either via the API or the web UI.
Functionality of the integration
When an alert is created in , an alert is created in .
When an alert is closed in the , the alert is closed in .
Add Pingdom Server Monitor integration to Opsgenie
The integration provides sensible defaults. Basic configuration settings contain the minimum configuration information required to make the integration work.
Go to . Search for and select Add.
Specify is notified of the alerts using the Responders field. Auto-complete suggestions are provided as you type.
Select Save Integration
Copy the integration URL which includes endpoint as well as the API key.
Configuring the integration in Pingdom Server Monitor
Go to the "Notifications" page.
2. In "Notification Channels", click Add OpsGenie.
3. Paste the integration API key from into the "API Key" field, set the teams (optional), and click Submit.
4. Go back to the "Notifications" page, and add the to the relevant Notification Groups.
Advanced Configuration Settings
integration uses sensible configuration defaults to make the integration as easy as possible. However, it is also possible to customize the integration. Advanced settings allow:
Defining different rules to notify different people for different alerts
Modifying alert content using webhook payload
The following variables from alert webhook payload are available when defining filters and when setting the alert fields values:
Server Host Name
Metric Chart URL
Create multiple rules with filters using the variables from webhook payload. For each rule, alert fields can have different values, hence different people to be notified, alerts with different tags, etc.
Sample payload sent from Pingdom Server Monitor