Dead Man's Snitch

Connect your Dead Man’s Snitch snitches to PagerTree.

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5 minutes

What is Dead Man's Snitch?

Dead Man’s Snitch is a cron job monitoring tool that keeps an eye on your periodic processes and notifies you when something doesn’t happen.

How It Works

Dead Man’s Snitch triggers notifications when a snitch does not report in (aka goes “missing”).

  • When snitch is missing (type === "snitch.missing") in Dead Man’s Snitch, an alert is created in PagerTree automatically.

  • When snitch is reporting after being missing (type === "snitch.reporting") in Dead Man’s Snitch, the alert is resolved in PagerTree automatically.

Integration Walkthrough

In this integration tutorial we will show you how to send notifications from Dead Man’s Snitch into PagerTree. The estimated time for this integration is 5 minutes. We assume that you already have a PagerTree and Dead Man’s Snitch account setup. It is also assumed you have created at least 1 Dead Man’s Snitch snitch.

In PagerTree

  1. Create the integration by clicking the Apex Ping logo.

In Dead Man's Snitch

  1. From the navigation menu, click Integrations.

    Dead Man's Snitch integrations
    Click Integrations.
  2. Click the + Add button next to the webhooks integration type.

    Dead Man's Snitch Webhooks integration
    Click the add button next to the webhooks integration type.
  3. Paste the PagerTree Endpoint URL you copied for Hook URL.

    Dead Man's Snitch Pagertree endpoint url
    Paste your PagerTree endpoint URL.

You have successfully completed the Dead Man's Snitch Integration.

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