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Send alerts to Squadcast from APImetrics
APImetrics lets you make and run API calls or sequences of API calls (workflows) from external, remote cloud locations using exactly the same security configurations as a typical end user would use.
Route detailed alerts from APImetrics to the right users in Squadcast.

Using APImetrics 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.
Integration of API metrics as an alert source in squadcast
2. Select APImetrics. Copy the displayed Webhook URL to configure it within APImetrics. Finish by clicking Add Alert Source -> Done.
Webhook URL configuration within APImetrics in Squadcast
Important:
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 Alert in APImetrics

(1) Login to your APImetrics dashboard. Under the Alerts & Webhooks tab, click on + Add new action
adding new section under alert & webhooks in APImetrics dashboard
(2) Now, put in the Name and select Type as Generic. Paste the previously copied Squadcast Webhook URL in the URL place holder. Toggle the swtich On for all four Trigger alerts : Pass, Slow, Warning & Fail. Specify the remanining details accordingly and click on Save
Using Squadcast webhook URL with switching on all trigger alerts
That's it, you are good to go! Your APImetrics integration is now complete.
Whenever APImetrics fires an alert, an incident will be created in Squadcast for it. Also, when an alert is cleared in APImetrics, the corresponding incident gets auto-resolved in Squadcast.