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BigPanda is a software platform that helps IT operations teams to detect, investigate, and resolve IT incidents faster. It does this by aggregating and correlating data from various monitoring and management tools, such as Nagios, Zabbix, New Relic, and Splunk, and turning that data into actionable insights.

Creating a BigPanda connection

Using Access Token

To create the connection you need:

  • An Access Token

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Login to your BigPanda account

  2. On the right side of your screen, click Roles Management

    Roles Management

  3. Click New Role

    New Role

  4. Name your new role and add permissions


    Select the next permissions with the full access option:

    • API Keys
    • User Management
    • Manage Environments
    • Dashboards
    • Unified Search
    • Alert View Customization
    • Alert Filtering & Planned Maintenance
    • Alert Enrichment

    Create New Role

  5. On the right side of your screen, click API Keys

    API Keys

  6. Click New Key

    New Key

  7. Add a name to your new key and select an associated user

    Create a New API Key

  8. Copy your newly generated API key

    Copy API Key

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the BigPanda icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Access Token as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The Access Token
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.