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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 alert is acknowledged or closed.

Functionality of Integration

The Healthchecks integration is one-way, meaning:

  • When a check is down in Healthchecks, an alert is created in PagerTree automatically.
  • When a check comes back up in Healthchecks, the alert 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. From the integrations page, click the New Integration” button Click Create Integration Button
  2. Click the logo of the Type of integration you want to create
  3. In the “Create Integration” form, fill out the following:
    1. Name of the Integration.
    2. Select an appropriate Urgency for when this integration is triggered
    3. Select the Team this alert will be assigned to
    4. Any additional options requested by the integration
  4. Click Create
  5. Copy the Endpoint URL Copy Endpoint 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 Endpoint URL you copied in the URL field
    2. Click “Save Integration” Paste Endpoint URL and click Save

You have successfully completed the Healthchecks Integration. Now when Healthchecks creates an alert, PagerTree will create an alert and route it to the correct team member that is on-call. If you have any questions please contact [email protected]

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