Simple node.js process that sends Zendesk view counts to StatsD periodically
Have you ever wanted a graph of how many tickets you have in your ZenDesk views? Well, you're in luck! zendesk_statsd is a process that will consume your view counts from the Zendesk API periodically and send it to your StatsD server.
You need to have StatsD running somewhere accessible, and have a ZenDesk account. You will also need your Zendesk API key, which you can find in Settings -> Channels -> API
node zendesk_statsd.js settings.json
Configuration is either loaded by a
settings.json in the current directory, or by environment variables. Environment variables take precendence over
settings.json. "Ah but how do I set that annoying nested setting using environment variables?", I hear you ask. You can use
: as a separator.
Now for the exciting list of settings:
These have to be set before zendesk_statsd will run
debug, but other log levels include:
Refer to exampleSettings.json for an example config file.
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Copyright (c) 2013 Kevin McCarthy
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