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Slack Integration with Sematext Monitoring Alerts can be created:

  • using incoming WebHooks with URL
  • using Slack API with a Token

For any Slack-specific parameters check their:

Once your WebHooks integration is complete you will receive alert notifications via Slack.

Incoming Webhooks Integration

In Slack

Navigate to Slack's Custom Integrations Section “/apps/manage/custom-integrations”

Slack Webhook Custom Integration

Choose “Incoming Webhook”. Create Webhook and copy provided Webhook URL.

In Sematext

Navigate to Sematext Navigation Hooks and select Slack card to create a new Slack notification hook.

Sematext Notification Hooks

Enter required parameters and copy incoming webhook Slack URL into url field. Click Test button to confirm that Sematext app is sending data to Slack and save your Slack notification hook.

Slack Incoming Webhooks Integration

Slack API Integration

In Slack

There are two types of integration with Slack API

  • using Legacy Tokens
  • building Slack apps

For Legacy Tokens visit api.slack.com/custom-integrations/legacy-tokens.

Token custom integrations is an older way for teams to build into their Slack team. To securely utilize the newest platform features like message buttons & the Events API a new Slack App needs to be created.

Visit Building Slack apps for more information.

In Sematext

Navigate to Sematext Navigation Hooks and select Slack card to create a new Slack notification hook.

Sematext Notification Hooks

Select Slack Web API option in the form, enter required parameters and copy Slack TOKEN into token field. Click Test button to confirm that Sematext app is sending data to Slack and save your Slack notification hook.

Slack Incoming Webhooks Integration

That's it. Notifications sent to Slack can also be sent via other channels such as e-mail, PagerDuty, Nagios, etc. Check Alerts to learn more about other channels and types of alerts available.

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