PagerDuty is now available out of the box with Opsview Monitor. PagerDuty is a
message platform where Users can send various messages to PagerDuty, and create
rules within the PagerDuty application to dispatch notifications via various
methods such as SMS, Email, etc to individuals or groups of Users. To use
PagerDuty with Opsview Monitor, Users need to setup an account on PagerDuty and follow
the steps below to activate it on the Opsview system.
Activate the method by setting it to
‘Active’, like the screen above.
Either as part of the sign up, or once already logged in, add a
new ‘Opsview’ service:
Sign up – ‘Connect your first
Logged in – ‘Configuration > Services’
Once the service is added, the ‘API Key’ will be visible as per
the above and below screens:
Next, you need to add the above API key to Opsview Monitor. This
key is added on a per User basis. To do this, simply edit the User via
‘Settings > Users and Roles >’ and open the User edit modal window.
Within the window, click on the ‘Notifications’ tab and you will be able to see
the ‘Pagerduty Api Key’ as shown below:
And that’s all the
configuration that is required. In order to send notifications into PagerDuty,
a Notification Profile that uses the ‘PagerDuty’ Notification Method must be
configured. This is covered in Section ‘4.11.3. Notification Profiles’.
Once the Notification
Profile is configured, notifications should start arriving in PagerDuty, as
If you have
configured your email address correctly, you should start receiving emails in
Please note: This Guide was written August 2015. The
PagerDuty.com User interface may have changed since, therefore please let us
know if any screens are out of date.