Webhooks (Microsoft Teams)

Setup Microsoft Teams to receive notifications and alerts via Webhooks.

Set up

1. Visit Admin → Connections and click New connection

Lenses.io Connection

2. Select Webhook

Webhook Connection

3. Provide a name and configuration

You can also optionally add tags (i.e. teams). Then add the Webhook configuration information with host outlook.office.com as included in the Microsoft Teams webhook URL. Moreover make sure that the Use HTTPS switch is turned on.

Webhook Connection Configuration

Add channel

Next add one or multiple target Webhook channels.

1. Visit Admin → Channels and click Webhook

Webhook channel for Microsoft Teams

2. Setup the configuration options

For example the above will create the MS Teams Webhook, that is using the Webhook connection of microsoft-teams to POST in the general channel.

In the field Request path you need to fill in the part of the Webhook URL like this /webhook/<secret-token-by-ms>/IncomingWebhook/<secret-token-by-ms>.

In the field Body payload you need to use a custom payload based on the requirements of Microsoft Teams for messages. The following snippet shows an example payload for a simple message:

{"text": "{{CATEGORY}} {{LEVEL}} {{ID}}"}

Below is the configuration for Microsoft Teams alert channel:

Webhook channel for Microsoft Teams details

An example

If for example you create a rule to send infrastructure notifications to Microsoft Teams via Webhook, then the moment a Broker becomes offline, an HTTP POST will be made to the Microsoft Teams Webhook endpoint.

Additional info

Users with the alert permission can create alert rules .