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Send notifications to Slack channels#

Using Slack as Notifier requires to create at least one endpoint. This endpoint defines how TheHive will connect to Slack.

Create an enpoint#

In the Organsation configuration view, open the Endpoints tab. Then, click on the button to create a new Notifier.

Enpoints list

Enpoint configuration#

Choose Slack and complete required information.

Slack endpoint configuration

  • Name: give a unique name to the endpoint
  • Token: specify the token to use to connect to the service
  • Auth Type: Use Basic authentication to connect to this endpoint, or use Key or Bearer method
  • Proxy settings: choose to use a web proxy to connect to this endpoint
  • SSL settings: disable Certificate Authority checking and/or checks on hostnames

Then, click confirm to create the endpoint.

Notification configuration#

When creating a Notification select Slack as Notifier and complete the form.

Choose Slack

TheHive uses Handlebars to let you build templates with input data, and this can be used in most form fields:

  • Endpoint: choose the endpoint to use
  • Username: choose a username. Click on add variable if you want to use an information from the input data. This will override the default username configured in the endpoint
  • Channel: choose the target channel on Slack to send data to. Click on add variable if you want to use an information from the input data. This will override the default channel configured in the endpoint
  • Template: * Available format are: JSON, Markdown and Plain text
    • Click Add variable to select a variable to insert in the template

Then click confirm to register this Notifier.

Advanced settings#

Several configuration options come with the integration with Slack.

Slack documentation to the rescue

Choose Slack

Examples#

Example of a blocks template: send notification about case creation

  • Trigger: CaseCreated
  • Notifier: Slack
[
  {
    "type": "section",
    "text": {
      "type": "mrkdwn",
      "text": "*New Case created: Case #{{object.number}}*"
    }
  },
  {
    "type": "divider"
  },
  {
    "type": "section",
    "text": {
      "type": "mrkdwn",
      "text": "<{{url}}|{{object.title}}> \n :bee: \n {{object.description}}"
    }
  },
  {
    "type": "section",
    "fields": [
      {
        "type": "mrkdwn",
        "text": "*Created by*\n{{object._createdBy}}\n*Assigned to*\n{{object.assignee}}"
      }
    ]
  }
]