Healthchecks.io Integration Guide

Healthchecks Integration

Healthchecks provides monitoring and alerting for when cronjobs fail. It is a free alternative to Cronitor and Dead Man’s Snitch.

How Healthchecks users benefit from PagerTree

Healthchecks triggers user defined alerts by monitoring cronjob checks. PagerTree acts as the dispatcher for these alerts, determining the right people to notify based on on-call schedules. PagerTree notifies them via email, sms, voice, and/or push notifications until the incident is acknowledged or closed.

Functionality of Integration

The Healthchecks integration is one-way, meaning:

  • When a check is down in Healthchecks, an incident is created in PagerTree automatically.
  • When a check comes back up in Healthchecks, the incident is resolved in PagerTree automatically.

Tutorial Overview

In this integration tutorial we will show you how to send alerts from Healthchecks into PagerTree. The estimated time for this integration is 3 minutes. We assume that you already have a PagerTree and Healthchecks account setup.

In PagerTree

  1. Click the team you wish to add the integration to. Select Team
  2. On the team page, click the “Integrations” tab. Click Integrations Tab
  3. On the “Integrations” tab, click the “+ Integration” button. Click Plus Integration Button
  4. In the “Create Integration” box, fill out the following:
    1. Name of the Integration,
    2. Select the Integration Type to Healthchecks.io
    3. Select an appropriate urgency for when this integration is triggered
    4. Select the team member the incident will be created by (example: manager or team lead)
    5. Select the team this incident will be assigned to Click Create
  5. Click “Create”
  6. Copy the WebHook URL Copy Webhook URL

In Healthchecks

  1. From the navigation menu, Click Integrations Click Alerts
  2. On the Integrations Page find the PagerTree row and click “Add Integration” Click Add Integration
  3. On the Add PagerTree Integration Page
    1. Paste the PagerTree WebHook URL you copied in the URL field
    2. Click “Save Integration” Paste Webhook URL and click Save

You have successfully completed the Healthchecks Integration. Now when Healthchecks creates an alert, PagerTree will create an incident and route it to the correct team member that is on-call. If you have any questions please contact support@pagertree.com