Datadog + Better Uptime integration

This integration allows you to create Better Uptime incidents from Datadog automatically

Connecting Better Uptime and Datadog

1. In the Better Uptime dashboard

  1. Log into your Better Uptime dashboard and on the left panel click Integrations
  2. Click the Importing data tab
  3. Scroll down and look for the Infrastructure monitoring section
  4. Find the Datadog card and click the Add button
  5. In the new window, name your Datadog integration (e.g.: Backend service) and click Save changes. Don't close the Better Uptime dashboard just yet, you'll need it in a moment.

2. In the Datadog dashboard

  1. Log into your Datadog dashboard
  2. Open Integrations  from the left-hand sidebar
  3. Search for webhooks and click Configure
  4. Scroll down in the modal and click on New + in the Webhooks section
  5. Enter the integration name (example: betteruptime)
  6. Copy the URL found in the Datadog webhook URL section in Better Uptime Datadog integration settings into the Datadog webhook settings
  7. Copy the Payload found in the Datadog webhook payload section in Better Uptime Datadog integration settings into the Datadog payload settings
  8. Click Save

3. In a particular Datadog Monitor, you want to set up alerts for

  1. Add the new webhook to the (5) Notify your team monitor settings section by typing its name (e.g. @webhook-betteruptime)

That's it! Now, when Datadog catches an incident, it will be sent into Better Uptime.