Datadog Outbound Integration

Create events in Datadog from ilert alerts.

In Datadog: Create an API key

  1. 1.
    Go to Integrations, then click on APIs
  1. 2.
    In the New API key section, enter a name eg. ilert and click on Create API Key button
  1. 3.
    Write down your API key. You will need it later in ilert.

In ilert: Create a Datadog Connector and link to alert source

  1. 1.
    Click on the gear icon and then on Connectors button
  1. 2.
    Click on Add Connector
  1. 3.
    Select Datadog as type and fill in all fields. Enter a name and the API key that you created in the last step.
  1. 4.
    Go to the alert sources tab and open the alert source whose alerts you want to publish in Datadog. Click on Alert actions and then on Create alert action.
  1. 5.
    Select Datadog as the type, select the connector created in step 3, fill in all fields. In the Label field, specify the alert action name.
  1. 6.
    Finished! You can now test the alert action by clicking on the button Test this alert action. Then a test ticket will be published in Datadog.


Are updates to an alert published in the Datadog?
Yes, the state of the ilert Alert is reflected in the Datadog events.
Can I choose which updates to publish to an alert in Datadog?
Currently not. If you wish, we look forward to your feedback via chat or e-mail.