1. What is Geckoboard

Geckoboard is a cloud-based dashboard tool that displays key business metrics in real-time. Users can configure their dashboards based on team and company needs.

2. Setup my account with Geckoboard

From the Dashboard click on “Apps” in the top menu

Alertdesk Slack integration

If its your first integration then you will see Image 1 else goto Image 2

IMAGE 1 – Click on “Create my first integration”
IMAGE 2 – Click on “Add Integration”

Select Geckoboard from the list of apps and click “NEXT”

Click “Allow” to allow access

Enter a name for your integration and then click “SAVE”

Setup is now completed and next step is to get your checks setup in Geckoboard (Scroll down to see your keys for the next steps)

Open a new tab in your browser and login to your Geckoboard dashboard and click on “Add widget”

Click on “Custom Widgets”

Click on “Monitoring” from the list to the right

1: Efter the name of the Check
2: Go back to Alertdesk and click on the “Copy” button next to the Check you want to display on Geckoboard and insert it into “URL data feed”
3: Go back to Alertdesk and click on the “Copy” button next to the API Key and insert it into “API key (optional)”
4: Click on “Add widget”

Your Alertdesk Check is now displayed in your Geckoboard Dashboard

Updated on February 25, 2021

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