Instana and WAIOps Integration: 2 – Create Instana Webhook in Watson AIOps Event Manager NOI

July 8, 2022

Instana and WAIOps Integration

By Jeya Gandhi Rajan M 

This article explains how to create a Webhook in Watson’s AIOps Event Manager (NOI) Console to receive events from Instana.

The article is based on the following.

  • RedHat OpenShift 4.6.x / 4.7.x on IBM Cloud (ROKS)
  • Watson AIOps 3.1.x


1. In NOI UI, choose the menu Administration > Integration with other systems

2. Click on the “New Integration” button

3. Click on configure button in the “Webhook” tile.

4. The below screen gets displayed. Copy the URL displayed to notepad for later usage.

5. Copy and paste the below JSON file in the Example Incoming Request section.


6. Enter the below mandatory attributes

Severity severity 
Summary summary 
Resource name details.customPayloads."custom:NodeAlias"[0] 
Event type resource.type 

7. Click on Optional event attributes

You will have the below screen displayed.

8. Enter the name for the webhook

9. Select the below optional attributes

  • Sender: Type
  • Sender: Name
  • Sender: Display name
  • Resolution
  • Resource: Source ID

10. Click on Confirm selections button.

You will have the below screen displayed.

11. Click on the Optional event attributes button below.

You will have the below screen displayed.

12. Enter the below values for the optional attributes.

Sender: Type 
Sender: Name 

Sender: Display name 

Resolution resolution 
Resource: Source ID deduplicationKey

13. Click on the “Save” button.

14. Instana webhook is created and displayed like the below.

Now this webhook can receive events from Instana and send them to the Event Manager in Watson AIOps

Next Step

Webhook is created here.

You can configure Applications, Events, Alerts, etc to complete Instana with Watson AIOps Integration.

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