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Send events to Squadcast from Sensu

Follow the steps below to configure a service so as to extract its related alert data from Sensu.

Squadcast will then process this information to create incidents for this service as per your preferences.

On the Sidebar, click on Services.

You can either navigate to an existing service or make a new one by clicking on “Add Service”.

Check the service details like name, description, and the associated escalation policy for this service and make sure it is correctly entered.

From the integration types drop down select the integration type as “Sensu”. You will be shown your Sensu Webhook URL.

Enter the service name and description as required and click on "Save" button to create the service.

On Your Sensu Server

Note: This guide was written and tested on Ubuntu 16.04 and Amazon Linux 2016.09, with Sensu 0.20.2-1 and 0.26.5-2. Paths may be different for other operating systems or Sensu versions. Note that all commands provided are intended to be run as the "root" user.

Save the Squadcast Sensu handler in your Sensu installation's plugins directory.

sudo wget -O /etc/sensu/plugins/squadcast-handler.rb https://raw.githubusercontent.com/squadcastHQ/sensu_handler/master/squadcast-handler.rb

Make sure that the downloaded file has execute permission if not then provide the same using:

sudo chmod +x /etc/sensu/plugins/squadcast-handler.rb

Using the above file create a Sensu handler in the directory /etc/sensu/conf.d /etc/sensu/conf.d/squadcast-handler.json

                                 "handlers": {
                                 "squadcast": {
                                 "type": "pipe",
                                 "command":  "/etc/sensu/plugins/squadcast-handler.rb YOUR-INTEGRATION-KEY-HERE-FROM-STEP-2"                      }

If you want, you can also make it the default handler as follows

                                    "handlers": {
                                    "default": {
                                    "type": "set",
                                    "handlers": [

Now you can assign this handler to any of your checks, for example:

                                    "checks": {
                                    "YOUR-CHECK-NAME": {
                                    "command": "YOUR-CHECK-COMMAND",
                                    "subscribers": [
                                    "interval": YOUR-INTERVAL,
                                    "handlers": ["default", "squadcast"]

Restart Sensu for the changes to take effect.

That's it!! Your Sensu integration is now good to go.

Once an event is resolved from Sensu, it will automatically be resolved in Squadcast.


Send events to Squadcast from Sensu

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