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To integrate with Node-RED, install a Node-RED connector for Moogsoft AIOps and configure a flow to use the connector as an output. After you complete the integration, Node-RED uses the flow to forward data to the Node-RED integration.

See the Node-RED documentation for details on Node-RED components.

Before You Begin

The Node-RED integration has been validated with Node-RED v. 016 and v. 017. Before you start to set up your integration, ensure you have met the following requirements:

  • You have the URL for your Node-RED system.

Configure the Node-RED Integration

Configure the Node-RED integration in Moogsoft AIOps as follows:

  1. Navigate to the Integrations tab.
  2. Click Node-RED in the Monitoring section.
  3. Follow the instructions to create an integration name.

See Configure the Node-RED LAM for advanced configuration information.

Configure Node-RED

To configure Node-RED to send event data to Moogsoft AIOps, you must install the Moogsoft (moog) node for Node-RED. Then use the moog node to send data from your flow to the Node-RED integration.

  1. Use the node package manager to install the Moogsoft AIOps node from the command line:

    npm install -g node-red-contrib-moog
  2. Build a flow that uses the the moog node as an output. For example:

    Node Configuration
    Payload {}
    JSON {"description":"Node-red Heartbeat","source":"myHost","agent_location":"Node-RED","severity":"0"}
    Topic Heartbeat
    Repeat 15 second interval
    Inject once at start selected
    json default

    <your Node.js integration URL>

    For example:

    User ID
    Username generated in the Moogsoft AIOps UI
    Password generated in the Moogsoft AIOps UI

When you deploy the flow, the moog node shows that it has 'connected'. You can see the 'heartbeat' alert in the alerts list in Moogsoft AIOps. For additional examples, see Configure the Node-RED LAM .