LightStep Integration Guide

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LightStep has built-in capability to set PagerDuty as a destination for alerts. Once you create PagerDuty as a destination, you can test it by sending a test alert. 

Create a PagerDuty Destination

PagerDuty alerts create a new incident in PagerDuty, and the resolution of the alert in LightStep resolves the PagerDuty incident.

To create a PagerDuty destination in LightStep:

    1. From the navigation bar, click Monitoring.   LightStep-MonitoringThe Monitoring view shows a list of all conditions (the rules that create alerts) on one tab and destinations on the other.
    2. Click the Destinations tab.  LightStep-Destinations
    3. Click New Message Destination and choose PagerDuty. You’re redirected to PagerDuty. PagerDuty asks you to authorize LightStep to trigger, acknowledge, and resolve incidents.
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    4. Enter your credentials and click Authorize Integration.
    5. Select an existing service with a LightStep integration or create a new PagerDuty service with an integration for LightStep. Follow the prompts to configure PagerDuty.Configuring LightStep in PagerDuty

Once configured in PagerDuty, the PagerDuty service is listed as a destination in LightStep.  You can test that destination is correctly configured by sending a test alert.

You can now create conditions and rules to tell LightStep when to send the alert.

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