Papertrail can update a Datadog dashboard displaying the number of log messages matching a search alert.
Follow the steps in Alerts.
From Datadog’s APIs tab, click the
Create API Key button under the “API Keys” section then copy the new key.
In Papertrail, attach a new Datadog alert to a saved search, then:
Once the metric appears in Datadog, it needs a few settings adjusted to be visualized with the expected values.
When setting up a Timeseries chart of the metric, under Choose metrics and events:
as shown in this screenshot:
The rollup period is configurable; typically,
60 will most closely match what Papertrail sends each minute.