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Slack Integration

Once configured, Valtix alerts will sent to a Slack Incoming Webhook URL using the defined Alert Service Profile and Rule.

In order to complete the steps in this guide, you will need:

A Slack account with an Incoming Webhook URL conifgured.

Tip

  1. Create a Slack account
  2. Create an incoming Webook

Create an Alert Profile Service

  1. Navigate to Settings -> Alert Profiles -> Services
  2. Click Create
  3. Name - Enter unique name for the alert integration. Example valtix-slack-profile. Note: Spaces are not permitted.
  4. Description (optional) - Enter a description for the alert integration.
  5. Type - Using the pulldown, choose Slack
  6. API URL - Copy the Slack Webhook URL generated above, or other Slack Webhook URL as desired.

Create an Alert Rule

  1. Navigate to Settings -> Alert Profiles -> Alert Rules
  2. Click Create
  3. Profile Name - Enter unique name for the integration. Example valtix-slack-alert-rule. Note: Spaces are not permitted.
  4. Description (optional) - Enter a description for the alert rule.
  5. Alert Profile - Using the pulldown, choose a Slack Alert Profile. As example, select profile created above valtix-slack-profile
  6. Type - Using the pulldown, select either System Logs or Discovery.
  7. Sub Type - For Type System Logs, the Sub Type pulldown options are either: Gateway or Account. For Type Discovery, the Sub Type pulldown option is: Insights Rule.
  8. Severity - For selected Type System Logs, and using the pulldown, select a Severity level from options: Info Warning Medium High or Critical. For Type Discovery, select a Severity level from options: Info Medium Critical
  9. Enabled - Using the checkbox, check to enable this alert profile.
  10. Click Save