One of the most popular customer requests in our Idea Exchange is tighter integration between our alerts and third-party services. Today we are introducing Alert Webhooks, which let you notify API endpoints when your Rigor checks fail.

Using Alert Webhooks, you can receive alert notifications at any arbitrary HTTP endpoint. This endpoint could be a third-party alerting service, a company chat application, or even a custom API you’ve built to respond to alerts on your behalf.

To get started with Alert Webhooks:

  1. Create a new Alert Webhook under Admin > Alert Webhooks
  2. Select a pre-built webhook (HipChat, OpsGenie, PagerDuty, or Slack) or choose ‘Custom’ to build your own
  3. Update the ‘Triggers’ with the endpoints you want to be notified
  4. Customize the JSON data sent in the notification in the ‘Payload’ section
  5. Edit any check and select your Alert Webhook in the ‘Notify’ dropdown
Alert Webhooks
Alert Webhook options

With the webhook in place, your endpoint will receive a POST request with the specified JSON payload any time your check fails. Using our Slack webhook, the notification would look like this:

Rigor alert notification in Slack

We’ve included pre-built integrations for popular services (HipChat, OpsGenie, PagerDuty, and Slack), but let us know if there are other services you’d like us to add to the list.

Note: Alert Webhooks are only available in certain plans. Contact us if you’d like to add this feature to your account.

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