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Kapacitor Integration

With the ilert Kapacitor integration, you can create alerts in ilert based on Kapacitor alerts.
​Kapacitor is an open source data processing framework that makes it easy to create alerts, run ETL jobs and detect anomalies. Kapacitor is the final piece of the TICK stack.

In ilert: Create a Kapacitor alert source

  1. 1.
    Go to Alert sources --> Alert sources and click on Create new alert source
  2. 2.
    Search for Kapacitor in the search field, click on the Kapacitor tile and click on Next.
  3. 3.
    Give your alert source a name, optionally assign teams and click Next.
  4. 4.
    Select an escalation policy by creating a new one or assigning an existing one.
  5. 5.
    Select you Alert grouping preference and click Continue setup. You may click Do not group alerts for now and change it later.
  6. 6.
    The next page show additional settings such as customer alert templates or notification prioritiy. Click on Finish setup for now.
  7. 7.
    On the final page, an API key and / or webhook URL will be generated that you will need later in this guide.

In Kapacitor: Create an alert rule

  1. 1.
    Go to Chronograph dashboard, then to Alert Rule and click on the Create Rule button
  1. 2.
    On the next page, define your alert conditions, paste the Webhook URL that you generated in ilert, define alert summary and click on the Save Rule button
Finished! Your Kapacitor alerts will now create alerts in ilert.

FAQ

Will alerts in ilert be resolved automatically?
Yes, as soon as an alert has been completed in Kapacitor, the associated alert in ilert will be resolved automatically.
Can I connect Kapacitor with multiple alert sources from ilert?
Yes, simply add more alert rules in Kapacitor.