To configure Slack as an Alerting Channel, head over to "Settings → Team Settings → Events & Alerts → Alert Channels → Add Alert Channel".
Add the Slack WebHook URL, which you can create in Slack by navigating to "Browse apps → Custom Integrations → Incoming WebHooks".
If not specified the Slack integration will post to the channel configured on the slack side, you can override the channel and user icon by configuring it on the Instana side.
The following events are received as an HTTP
POST to the configured Slack WebHook URL (HTTP or HTTPS).
On Open Issues/Incidents
On Close Issues/Incidents
To get a preview of instana.io URLs sent in Slack, install the Instana Slack App.
It is mandatory to have a valid logged in Instana session during app installation.
The installation process starts with clicking the
Add to Slack button below. After granting access to
write:links you are forwarded to a tenant selection page where you choose the tenants unfurling should apply to. For all selected tenants a new API token with the name
Slack Token will be generated. This token is used to resolve desired preview information.