Slack MessagesΒΆ

The foglamp-notify-slack delivery notification plugin allows notifications to be delivered as instant messages on the Slack messaging platform. The plugin uses a Slack webhook to post the message.

To obtain a webhook URL from Slack

  • Visit the Slack API page
  • Select Create New App
  • Enter a name for your application, this must be unique for each FogLAMP slack application you create
  • Select your Slack workspace in which to deliver your notification. If not already logged in you may need to login to your workspace
  • Click on Create
  • Select Incoming Webhooks
  • Activate your webhook
  • Add your webhook to the workspace
  • Select the channel or individual to send the notification to
  • Authorize your webhook
  • Copy the Webhook URL which you will need when configuring the plugin

Once you have created your notification rule and move on to the delivery mechanism

  • Select the slack plugin from the list of plugins
  • Click Next
  • Configure the delivery plugin
    • Slack Webhook URL: Paste the URL you obtain above from the Slack API page
    • Message Test: Static text that will appear in the slack message you receive when the rule triggers
  • Enable the plugin and click Next
  • Complete your notification setup

When the notification rule triggers you will receive messages in you Slack client on your desk top


and/or your mobile devices