Use Pingdom as a data source

Resources

API Documentation: Pingdom API documentation
Format of URL Endpoint: https://api.pingdom.com/api/2.0/checks

Step-by-Step

Creating a data source using Pingdom

To create a data source using Pingdom data, you need to accomplish 3 tasks:

 

  • Start the data source creation process
  • Specify the URL and query parameters
  • Authenticate with Pingdom using Basic HTTP Authentication

 

Note: This guide assumes that you already have a Pingdom username and password, as well as a Pingdom key.

Step 1: Start the data source creation process

To create a data source using Pingdom, go to the Connector Gallery page in Klipfolio and select Pingdom.

Step 2: Specify the URL and query parameters

 

  1. In the URL field enter the URL to connect with Pingdom.
  2. From the Data Format menu select JSON.
  3. Click the Query Parameters link and provide the following information:
    For Name, type app-key.
    For Value, enter inab7669wia1jffg80gn28fkczmc9r2y.
    For Type, use the drop-down menu to select Header.

Step 3: Authenticate with Pingdom

  1. Click the Authentication (OAuth, 2-Step, or Basic) link.
  2. For Type, select the Basic HTTP Authentication option.
  3. Enter your current Pingdom user name and password in the appropriate fields.

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Now that you have your data, here are some ideas on how to use it:

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