Post Events Using a Webhook

Posting Events using a WebHook can be achieved directly with the StatusCast Integration

Webhook Configuration

Setting up a Webhook within StatusCast is a great way to extend incident awareness by posting event information to your third party source. To setup a Webhook first log into StatusCast with your administrative user and navigate to Settings > Integrations. Click Install button on the Webhook card:

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Webhook Integration Card

Enter the Web Hook URL you want to use and select Install once more to finalize the integration.

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Webhook Integration Configuration

Now StatusCast will post your event information.

Sample Post

When StatusCast makes an HTTP POST to your URL the Body will be in the following example’s format:

{"Incident":{"Id":28657,"Date":"March 24, 2015","Time":"11:35 AM","Message":"We've gotten reports that the west coast server cluster is unresponsive. We're looking into this issue now.\n","Subject":"West Coast Cluster Unresponsive","PostedBy":"[email protected]","ShowDisqus":false,"Type":2},"Followups":[{"Date":"March 24, 2015","Time":"11:35 AM","Message":"Still investigating the issue.\n","PostedBy":"[email protected]","Type":5},{"Date":"March 24, 2015","Time":"11:37 AM","Message":"Found the issue, working on a fix.\n","PostedBy":"[email protected]","Type":5},{"Date":"March 24, 2015","Time":"11:49 AM","Message":"Service should be partially restored.\n","PostedBy":"[email protected]","Type":5},{"Date":"March 24, 2015","Time":"12:05 PM","Message":"Service will be fully restored within the next 15 minutes\n","PostedBy":"[email protected]","Type":5}],"AffectedComponents":["West Coast Cluster","Live Monitoring"]}