Send events to Squadcast from Datadog

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



  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.

Using Datadog as an Alert Source

On the Sidebar, click on Services.

You can either choose to use existing service or create a new service

Now, click on the corresponding Alert Sources button.

Select Datadog from Alert Source drop down and copy the Webhook URL shown.

Now follow these steps on Datadog:

  1. Open Integrations page from the sidebar
  1. Use the search bar to search for Webhooks

  2. Once the Webhooks tile appears, hover and click on "Configure"

  1. Navigate to the Configuration tab and scroll to the bottom of the page
  1. Click on New to add a new Webhook URL.
  1. Under the section Name and URL, enter a meaningful name and paste the Datadog Webhook URL provided by Squadcast.
  1. Copy-paste the following JSON in the text box under the Payload section.
    "alertId": "$ALERT_ID",
    "eventMessage": "$TEXT_ONLY_MSG",
    "title": "$EVENT_TITLE",
    "url": "$LINK",
    "alertTransition": "Triggered",
    "hostname": "$HOSTNAME",
    "snapshot": "$SNAPSHOT",
    "alertQuery": "$ALERT_QUERY",
    "alertScope": "$ALERT_SCOPE",
    "alertStatus": "$ALERT_STATUS",
    "eventType": "$EVENT_TYPE",
  1. Click on “Save” to complete the service integration.

You can verify that Datadog is successfully configured as an alert source endpoint in Squadcast once an alert is generated in Squadcast from Datadog.

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

Now, whenever an alert is triggered in Datadog, an incident will be Triggered in Squadcast. When it is resolved in Datadog, it will automatically get resolved in Squadcast.

Updated 22 days ago


Send events to Squadcast from Datadog

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