Circonus Integration Guide

Circonus offers a hosted and SaaS monitoring system that collects a variety of metrics (system, network, application and even business metrics) and performs trend analysis and fault detection.

By sending your Circonus alerts to PagerDuty, you can take full advantage of PagerDuty’s alerting functionality. With PagerDuty, you can receive alerts via phone call, SMS and email, set up automatic escalation of alerts and set up on-call duty scheduling for your ops teams.

In Circonus

  1. In Circonus, go to the main menu and click Alerts. Then click Contact Groups.
  2. On the Contact Groups page, click the Create A New Contact Group button or, if other contact groups already exist, the New + button.
  3. In the pop-up that appears, enter a Group Name and select PagerDuty for Group Type. Then click OK
  4. On the following page, click the Connect to PagerDuty button. 
  5. You will be redirected to PagerDuty. Enter your PagerDuty login information and click Authorize Integration
  6. If this is your first time integrating Circonus with PagerDuty, the next step will ask you to create a new service in PagerDuty for the integration. The default Service Name will be Circonus, but you can change it if you’d like. Then, select an Escalation Policy for the service. If you’ve already integrated with Circonus and you already have a Circonus service, you’ll have the choice of integrating with an existing Circonus service in PagerDuty or creating a new service. Click Finish Integration when you are done. 
  7. You will then be redirected back to Circonus and your new PagerDuty contact group will be authorized. You can now use it just as you would any other contact group. Aggregation windows, Reminders and Escalations are all handled via your PagerDuty service, so be sure to set that up in PagerDuty.


Can I integrate Circonus with multiple PagerDuty Services?

Yes you can! Just follow the integration guide as many times as you would like.

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