Grafana SMS alert
Send Grafana alerts via SMS to a mobile phone, using a GSM modem that understands AT commands, such as the Huawei E3131 broadband USB dongle. Fancy SaaS alerting services are great, but what if you want to know that the internet is down?
This runs as a service on
localhost:8201 - once you've started it,
create a "Webhook" type contact point in your Grafana instance,
with the url
See Grafana alerting contact points documentation for background.
Building and use (Nix)
Try it quickly
$ nix-build build.nix $ cp config.json.example config.json # and edit it $ ./result/bin/grafana-sms-alert config.json $ curl -v --data @sample-alert.json http://localhost:8201
Install it meaningfully
The derivation in
default.nix works with
callPackage, so see
module-example.nix for a sketch.