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Create alerts using @opsgenie:

  • From your event stream
  • By taking a snapshot
  • When a metric alert is triggered



Create a Datadog integration in Opsgenie

  1. Log in to your Opsgenie account and go to the Opsgenie Integrations page.

  2. As seen below, filter for Datadog and click on the tile.

    opsgenie int index

  3. Enter your Datadog API key from the Integrations > APIs page in the dedicated field.

  4. Choose the recipients in Opsgenie and set up your filters.

  5. Change the name of the integration if necessary.

  6. Save the configuration.

  7. Copy the key and the name for further use in Datadog.

    opsgenie add api key

  8. Add more DataDog integrations on Opsgenie by going to the Opsgenie Integrations page and repeating the steps above.

List the integration(s) you made in Opsgenie in Datadog

  1. In Datadog, select the Opsgenie tile on Account Integrations.
  2. In the dialog box that pops up, click on the Configuration tab.
  3. Paste the key(s) provided for each Datadog integration (created in Opsgenie) in the “Datadog Integration Key” field, and enter the “Datadog Integration Name”.
    datadog add opsgenie key

Data Collected


The Opsgenie integration does not include any metric.


The Opsgenie integration does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Opsgenie integration does not include any service checks.


Need help? Contact Datadog support.

Further Reading

Knowledge base

Datadog with Opsgenie

Create, acknowledge and close Opsgenie alerts from Datadog

Create an Opsgenie alert by putting @opsgenie-service_name or @opsgenie in the Say What’s Happening field. When an alert is triggered in Datadog, the alert is sent to the recipients in your Opsgenie service.

Acknowledge or close Opsgenie alerts from Datadog using @opsgenie-acknowledge or @opsgenie-close mentions in the Comments field of an Opsgenie event in Datadog.

dd ack og alert

Receive, acknowledge and close Datadog alerts created by Opsgenie

Set up alerts in Opsgenie. When that alert is triggered, an event is created in Datadog. The tags and description field from the Opsgenie alert are carried over to Datadog.

og create alert dd updated

Acknowledge and close Opsgenie alerts from Opsgenie. When you do this, the associated event in Datadog is updated with the username of the person who closed this alert.

og closed dd updated