Configuring Opsgenie

Published on September 2nd, 2021

Table of Contents

Introduction

This page describes how to set up the Opsgenie plugine.

Steps

Step 1: Create an API token

In order for the Backstage integration to work we must first generate our api key.

In order to create a key create an Integration of type API and copy the key displayed.

Step 2: Store the credentials in Roadie

Visit https://<tenant-name>.roadie.so/administration/settings/secrets and enter the key into the OPSGENIE_API_KEY secret.

Set OPSGENIE_API_KEY via UI

Step 3: Configure Roadie with your Opsgenie account details

Visit https://<tenant-name>.roadie.so/administration/settings/opsgenie and enter the following:

  • The domain of your Opsgenie app (e.g. https://my-app.app.eu.opsgenie.com/)
  • The API endpoint you use (e.g. US / EU )

Set Opsgenie Config

Step 4: Add the Opsgenie UI elements

The Opsgenie plugin provides two type of UI elements.

The card EntityOpsgenieAlertsCard displays alerts for particular components and can be added to component dashboards.

The overview page OpsgeniePage can be also be added to the sidebar.

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