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Datadog

Send events to Squadcast from Datadog

See how you can configure a service on Squadcast to get alerts from Datadog.

Note

  1. Only the users with Account Owner or Admin privileges can configure Services on Squadcast.
  2. At least one Escalation Policy must be configured before you can add a service.

Follow these steps on Squadcast:

  1. Open Services page from the sidebar
  2. Click on “Add Service”
  3. Enter a meaningful Service Name and optionally a Service Description
  4. Select Datadog from the Integration Type drop-down menu
  5. Copy the Datadog Webhook URL generated below and click “Save”

Now follow these steps on Datadog:

  1. Open Integrations page from the sidebar
  2. Use the search bar to search for Webhooks
  3. Once the Webhooks tile appears, hover and click on "Install"
  4. Navigate to the Configuration tab and scroll to the bottom of the page
  5. Under the section Name and URL, enter a meaningful name and paste the Datadog Webhook URL provided by Squadcast
  1. Tick the checkbox under the section Use custom payload
  2. Copy-paste the following JSON in the text box under the Custom Payload section
{

"alertId": "$ALERT_ID",
"eventMessage": "$TEXT_ONLY_MSG",
"title": "$EVENT_TITLE",
"url": "$LINK",
"alertTransition": "$ALERT_TRANSITION"

}
  1. Click on “Install Integration” to complete the service integration

That's it :) You are now good to go with your Datadog integration!

Datadog


Send events to Squadcast from Datadog

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