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Opsgenie Agent alert notifications

Learn how to send notifications to Opsgenie using Netdata's Agent alert notification feature, which supports dozens of endpoints, user roles, and more.


This file assumes you have read the Introduction to Agent alert notifications, detailing how the Netdata Agent's alert notification method works.

Opsgenie is an alerting and incident response tool. It is designed to group and filter alarms, build custom routing rules for on-call teams, and correlate deployments and commits to incidents.

This is what you will get: Example alarm notifications in


You will need:

  • An Opsgenie integration. You can create an integration in the Opsgenie dashboard.

  • terminal access to the Agent you wish to configure

Configure Netdata to send alert notifications to your Opsgenie account


This file mentions editing configuration files.

  • To edit configuration files in a safe way, we provide the edit config script located in your Netdata config directory (typically is /etc/netdata) that creates the proper file and opens it in an editor automatically.
    Note that to run the script you need to be inside your Netdata config directory.

It is recommended to use this way for configuring Netdata.

Edit health_alarm_notify.conf, changes to this file do not require restarting Netdata:

  2. Set OPSGENIE_API_KEY to the API key you got from Opsgenie.
  3. OPSGENIE_API_URL defaults to, however there are region-specific API URLs such as, so set this if required.

An example of a working configuration would be:


Test the notification method

To test this alert notification method refer to the "Testing Alert Notifications" section of the Agent alert notifications page.

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