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