Using Handlebars templates with Seq.App.Atlassian.Jira and Seq.App.OpsGenie

One of the really useful things with Seq.App.Opsgenie was that Nick Blumhardt had integrated Handlebars templates to the app, using Handlebars.NET. I liked it so much that, when I contributed to Ali Özgür's excellent Seq.App.Atlassian.Jira project, I carried it over. There's a few oddities in the JIRA REST API, and...

Playing nicely with others in the Seq ecosystem

You would realise by now that I'm quite a fan of Seq. It's hard not to be, when you can download a free single user license and get started with a trial, a POC, or designing your monitoring and infrastructure. The growth in open source apps for Seq over the...

Passing Priority, Responder, and Tags from Seq to OpsGenie!

Building up the Seq app for OpsGenie Over the past few weeks, I've worked with Nicholas Blumhardt to enhance the Seq.App.OpsGenie application for Seq. Nicholas is the founder and CEO of Datalust, the company behind Seq, and is very active in the community - which is awesome, and has meant...

Performing OpsGenie Heartbeats with Seq

When we investigated OpsGenie, one feature I was attracted to was Heartbeat Monitoring. This is a feature that can help to answer a fundamental problem - "How do you know if you have a major site or infrastructure outage?" There are plenty of ways that you could go about this,...

Event Timeout - A super powered event monitoring app for Seq

"Something hasn't happened!" My workplace has quite a number of disparate applications and scripts that drive critical SLAs. Historically, these were managed by exception and emailing errors to various mailboxes. This is a fairly poor approach to managing SLAs, since it is reliant on a human factor - someone...

Setting Jira Priority and Labels with OpsGenie Edge Connector

The default OpsGenie integration with Jira Service Management has a puzzling omission when it comes to their OpsGenie Edge Connector integration - it doesn't send Priority or Tags. This means that tags won't pass through as labels, and the priority will be at the default. My ideal is that...