Amazon EventBridge

Send alerts to Squadcast from Amazon EventBridge
Amazon EventBridge is a serverless event bus that makes it easier to build event-driven applications at scale using events generated from your applications, integrated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, and AWS services.
Route detailed alerts from Amazon EventBridge to the right users in Squadcast.

Using Amazon EventBridge as an Alert Source

  1. 1.
    Navigate to Services -> Service Overview -> select or search for your Service. Expand the accordion -> In the Alert Sources section, click Add.
Add Amazon EventBridge as an alert source from service overview in Squadcast
2. Select Amazon EventBridge. Copy the displayed Webhook URL to configure it within Amazon EventBridge. Finish by clicking Add Alert Source -> Done.
Configuration of Amazon EventBridge using webhook URL
When an alert source turns Active, it’ll show up under Configured Alert Sources. You can either generate a test alert from the integration or wait for a real-time alert to be generated by the Alert Source. An Alert Source is active if there is a recorded incident via that Alert Source for the Service.

Create a Squadcast Webhook Connection in Amazon EventBridge

  1. 1.
    Log in to your Amazon EventBridge dashboard. Head over to the API destinations tab and click on Connections. Then click on Create connection.
Create Squadcast webhook connections though API destinations in Amazon EventBridge dashboard
2. Fill in the Connection name, and select API Key as the Authorization type. Enter Squadcast as API key name and true as Value. Then click on Create.
Select authorization type API key with key name and value
3. Switch the API destinations and click on Create API destination.
Create API destination Amazon EventBridge
4. Fill in the Name and paste the previously copied Squadcast Webhook URL in the placeholder for the API destination endpoint. Select POST as the HTTP method and under Connection, choose the previously created connection. Then click on Create.
API destination details in Amazon EventBridge
  • You can now mention your newly created API destination as a target under Rules.
That's it, you are good to go! Your Amazon EventBridge integration is now complete.
  • Whenever Amazon EventBridge fires an alert, an incident will be created in Squadcast for it.
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