API Fortress Integration

API Fortress offers continuous API testing and monitoring that unifies functional, integration, and load testing across internal, partner, and third party APIs.

In ilert

  • Go to the "Alert sources" tab and click "Create new alert source"
  • Enter a name and select your desired escalation policy.
  • Select "API Fortress" as the Integration Type and click Save.
  • On the next page, an API Fortress URL is generated. You will need the URL for the webhook configuration

In API Fortress

  • Click the gear icon in the top right corner to access the settings menu
  • Navigate to "Alert groups" and create a new alert group if no Alert Group exists yet
  • Click "Socket icon" -> "+ Connector to this group"
  • Select "JSON Alert" or "JSON Alert /w threshold", in this case we chose "JSON Alert /w threshold"
  • Put the URL Settings based on the API Fortress URL that we've got earlier in ilert Dashboard
More Details for "JSON Alert /w threshold" configs
URL: Webhook URL
Counter: Number of error before the alert is sent out
TTL: Time window in seconds before the alert is sent out (Ex. 2 errors counter over a time window of 60sec - 1 Minute)
  • Save the Config and go back to main dashboard
  • Click "Settings" on the project and assign the alert group
  • Upon meeting the alert criteria, JSON payload will be sent to the webhook URL, and Incident will be created in ilert
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