Connecting to GitHub

Integrations Team -

Using GitHub as your version control system?  Awesome, we work with that!  We have GitHub as a featured integration within our application so you can create dashboards and report.  Here's a quick document to help you get setup with BrightGauge and GitHub.

 

Step 1 - Log in to your BrightGauge Account  

If you haven’t created an account yet, go here to get started.

 

Once logged in, to get started: 

  • New Accounts

On first login, from the account Overview page, click on the "Add a Datasource" button:

  • Existing Accounts

From the account Overview page (to access click on the BrightGauge logo on the top left hand corner), click on the green "+" towards the bottom right of the page (next to the list of your exiting datasources):

 

Or, click on "Data" menu on the the top righthand corner of the screen, and select "Datasources" from the drop down menu:

 

Now click on “Add a New Datasource” and then click on the "GitHub" icon:

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Step 2 - Authenticate with GitHub

 Now we need to authenticate with GitHub.  

  1. Click on the Authorize in GitHub button at the center of your screen.

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  1. If you're not currently logged into GitHub, they'll ask you to login.  If you are, proceed to step III

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  1. Authorize BrightGauge to speak with GitHub

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  1. Once authenticated, the window will close and a successful test connection will show in BrightGauge.

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  1. Name the datasource (by default it will say GitHub Api) and make sure to click save at the bottom left.  IF you do not save the datasource, you will have to redo all steps.

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Once you’ve saved the connection then the datasets and gauges will be added to your account.  You are now set!  

Signup for one of our weekly training sessions here to get more familiar with the product as well as check out our support forums at support.brightgauge.com

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