If you work with large-scale, complex, and distributed systems, you must embrace the idea that incidents are inevitable. When an incident occurs, as well as fixing the underlying issues and returning the services back to their normal operating conditions, incident response teams should also have formalized processes of learning from these incidents so that similar incidents do not recur and the people involved can see what worked (or not) to build successful response patterns for the future. For this reason, comprehensive post incident analysis is a critical step in incident management.
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This post is an excerpt from our White Paper: Scaling On-Call in a DevOps Organization which you can download to learn more about best on-call practices.
Today’s post is an excerpt from “5 Steps to Improve Security and Incident Response in AWS”, which was co-authored by OpsGenie and Evident.io, a Palo Alto Company. You can download the complete white paper here.
More and more ConnectWise users are embracing OpsGenie to help manage their IT incidents and respond to their service desk tickets as quickly as possible. In this short video, we walk through effectively responding to two different ConnectWise tickets; one of high priority, and one of low. You will notice OpsGenie escalates the tickets differently and keeps all systems up to date with changes. It even continuously communicates all actions in Slack.
The OpsGenie Alerts Page shows all visible alerts and appears by default once you log in to your account. Searching for alerts is easy and can be done two ways, using a form-based search or a google-style search. Watch the below video to become more familiar with searching alerts, exporting the results, and saving searches for future use.
As part of the series promoting our newest White Paper: Creating Actionable Alerts to Maximize Resolution Speed, we’d like to introduce another automated task that can be implemented during alert enrichment. Check out our previous post Creating Actionable Alerts Series #1: Gathering Investigative Information to learn more about our first alert enrichment automation practice.