Send alerts to Squadcast from Healthchecks

Healthchecks is a cron job monitoring service. It listens for HTTP requests and email messages (“pings”) from your cron jobs and scheduled tasks (“checks”).

Route detailed alerts from Healthchecks to the right users in Squadcast.

Using Healthchecks as an Alert Source

(1) From the navigation bar on the left, select Services. Pick the applicable Team from the Team-picker on the top. Next, click on Alert Sources for the applicable Service

(2) Search for Healthchecks from the Alert Source drop-down and copy the Webhook URL

Create a Squadcast Webhook Alert in Healthchecks

(1) Login to your Healthchecks dashboard. Select your desired project and head over to the Integrations tab.

(2) Under the Integrations tab, select Webhook and click on Add Integration

(3) Now, put in the Name and paste the previously copied Squadcast Webhook URL in the URL place holder for both down and up scenarios. Select POST as the HTTP Request menthod. Paste the json mentioned below inside the Request Body box. Then click on Save

  "CODE": "$CODE",
  "NOW": "$NOW",
  "NAME": "$NAME",
  "TAGS": "$TAGS"

That’s it, you are good to go! Your Healthchecks integration is now complete.

Whenever Healthchecks fires an alert, an incident will be created in Squadcast for it. Also, when an alert is resolved in Healthchecks, the corresponding incident gets auto-resolved in Squadcast.

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