Setup time: 4 Min

Connect Google Cloud Monitoring to All Quiet for enhanced alert management and efficient incident response.

1. Create Your Google Cloud Monitoring Integration on All Quiet

Login into your All Quiet account.

Create Google Cloud Monitoring Integration

  1. Click on the Integrations > Inbound Tab.
  2. Click on Create New Integration.
  1. Enter a display name for your integration, e.g. “Google Cloud Monitoring”.
  2. Select a team.
  3. Select Google Cloud Monitoring as the type.
  4. Click Create integration.

Copy Webhook URL

After successfully creating your Google Cloud Monitoring integration, make sure to copy the webhook URL. You’ll need it later when setting up your notification channel in Google Cloud Monitoring.

2. Set up Your Google Cloud Monitor

Login into your Google Cloud Console.

Create Notification Channel

  1. Navigate to the “Monitoring” section of your Google Cloud Console.
  2. Within the “Monitoring” section, choose the “Alerting” option, as highlighted. You can also search within your Google Cloud Console for “Alerting”.
  3. To modify notification settings, click on the EDIT NOTIFICATION CHANNELS button.

Click ADD NEW in the Webhooks section to create a new Webhook to All Quiet.

  1. Enter the Webhook URL of step Copy Webhook URL.
  2. Enter a Display Name for your notification channel, e.g. “All Quiet”.
  3. Click “TEST CONNECTION” to send a test payload to the All Quiet webhook.
  4. When the test notification was sent successfully, click “SAVE” to create the channel.

Configure Alerting Policies

  1. To utilize your new ‘All Quiet’ notification channel, either select an existing alerting policy or create a new one. Click on “Notifications and name”, followed by “Notification Channels”.
  2. Select ‘All Quiet’ from your list of notification channels.
  3. Ensure you check “Notify on incident closure” to enable automatic resolution of incidents in ‘All Quiet’.

3. Test Your Google Cloud Monitoring Integration

You’re almost done. 🥳 The next steps are merely there to verify if everything’s setup correctly!

Navigate back to your Webhook that you’ve created in Create Google Cloud Monitoring Integration.

  1. Click Reload to load your latest payloads.
  2. Click ← Select to load the latest payload from your alarm. Be aware that the very first payload Amazon SNS will send you is the subscription confirmation message. This payload won’t map correctly to All Quiet’s incidents. If you haven’t received a payload from a real alarm yet, you can use the default example payload that is prefilled.
  3. You can see how the mapping will transform this AWS Amazon CloudWatch payload to an All Quiet incident.
Google Cloud Monitoring is now successfully integrated with All Quiet, enhancing your incident management capabilities.