Grafana 8

Send alerts to Squadcast from Grafana 8

Grafana is a data visualization platform that allows you to query, visualize and alert on metrics no matter where they are stored.

Route detailed alerts from Grafana 8 to the right users in Squadcast.

This integration guide can be used for Grafana 8 and above versions.

How to integrate Grafana 8 with Squadcast

In Squadcast: Using Grafana 8 as an Alert Source

  1. Navigate to Services -> Service Overview -> select or search for your Service. Expand the accordion -> In the Alert Sources section, click Add.

2. Select Grafana 8. Copy the displayed Webhook URL to configure it within Grafana 8. Finish by clicking Add Alert Source -> Done.


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.

In Grafana 8: Create a Squadcast Webhook as a Notification Channel

1. Login to your Grafana 8 dashboard, click on the Alerting (Bell) icon and select Contact points

2. Click on New contact point

3. Enter Name as Squadcast, under Contact point type- select Webhook and under URL, paste the previously copied Webhook URL from Squadcast

4. Click on Save to enable the integration. You can test the integration by clicking on Test. This will trigger a test incident in Squadcast

Now, whenever an alert is triggered in Grafana 8, an incident will be created in Squadcast. When an alert is resolved in Grafana 8, the corresponding incident will automatically get resolved in Squadcast, provided the Disable Resolve Message checkbox is unchecked.

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