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Uptime Robot

Get Alerts from Uptime Robot into Squadcast

Follow the steps below to configure a service so as to extract its related alert data from Uptime Robot and Squadcast will then process this information to create incidents for this service as per your preferences.

Create a Uptime Robot service in Squadcast

On the Sidebar, click on Services.

You can either navigate to an existing service or make a new one by clicking on “Add Service”.

Check the service details like name, description, and the associated escalation policy for this service and make sure it is correctly entered.

From the integration types drop down select the integration type as “Uptime Robot”. You will be shown your Uptime Robot webhook URL and click Save.

Create Squadcast webhook in Uptime Robot dashboard

Go to your Uptime Robot dashboard and select My Settings and click on Add Alert Contact button in the Alert Contact tab.

In the New Alert Contact page, Add the contact information as below.

Field
Value

Alert Contact Type

Webhook

Friendly Name

Squadcast

URL to Notify

URL from the previous step and append ? to the end

Enable Notifications for

Up & down events

For POST Value (JSON Format), please paste the below JSON and make sure the Send as JSON checkbox is ticked and click Create Alert Contact button.

{
	"monitorID": "*monitorID*",
	"monitorURL": "*monitorURL*",
	"monitorFriendlyName": "*monitorFriendlyName*",
	"alertType": "*alertType*",
	"alertTypeFriendlyName": "*alertTypeFriendlyName*",
	"alertDetails": "*alertDetails*",
	"alertDateTime": "*alertDateTime*",
	"alertDuration": "*alertDuration*"
}

Then click on the Edit icon on the newly created webhook contact.

In the Edit Alert Contact window, make sure the Send as JSON and Send default variables as POST parameters check boxes are ticked and the Send default variables as a query string checkbox is unchecked and click Save changes

Then you can add the Alert contact to any monitor and whenever an alert is fired, an incident will get triggered in Squadcast. This integration comes with an Auto-Resolve feature, meaning, when the alert get resolved in Uptime Robot, it gets resolved in Squadcast as well.

Uptime Robot


Get Alerts from Uptime Robot into Squadcast

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