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Datadog

Datadog allows observability for cloud-scale applications, providing monitoring of servers, databases, tools, and services, through a SaaS-based data analytics platform.

Lucidum uses the Datadog connector to ingest data from Datadog.

Requirements

To use the Datadog connector in Lucidum:

  1. Before configuring the Datadog connector in Lucidum, you must first define credentials for Lucidum in the Datadog API.

  2. You can then configure the Datadog connector in Lucidum and start ingesting data from Datadog.

Prerequisite: Defining Credentials for Lucidum in Datadog

To create read-only credentials for Lucidum to connect to the Datadog API, create an application key (https://docs.datadoghq.com/account_management/api-app-keys/#add-an-api-key-or-client-tokenhttps://docs.datadoghq.com/account_management/api-app-keys/#add-application-keys):

  1. Login to Datadog with administrator access.

  2. Navigate to Organization settings > Application Keys.

  3. Click New Key.

  4. Select all scopes that include “_read”. For details, see https://docs.datadoghq.com/api/latest/scopes/

  5. Save the application key.

API keys allow Lucidum to communicate with your organization. To create an API key: (https://docs.datadoghq.com/account_management/api-app-keys/#add-an-api-key-or-client-token):

  1. Login to Datadog with administrator access.

  2. Navigate to Organization settings, then click the API keys.

  3. Click the New Key button, depending on which you’re creating.

  4. Enter a name for your key or token.

  5. Click Create API key.

  6. Save the API key.

Configuring the Datadog Connector

To configure Lucidum to ingest data from Datadog:

  1. Log in to Lucidum.

  2. In the left pane, click Connector.

  3. In the Connector page, click Add Connector.

  4. Scroll until you find the Connector for Datadog. Click Connect. The Settings page appears.

  5. In the Settings page, enter the following:

  6. To test the configuration, click Test.

    • If the connector is configured correctly, Lucidum displays a list of services that are accessible with the connector.

    • If the connector is not configured correctly, Lucidum displays an error message.

API Documentation

https://docs.datadoghq.com/api/latest/

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