Create a webhook endpoint for CloudWatch
Create a webhook endpoint so that CloudWatch can send automated real-time messages or information to Incident Response.
Before you begin
Role required: Responder, Manager, or Administrator
- Log in to Incident Response.
On the navigation pane, click Integrations.
Click the Amazon CloudWatch integration card.
By default, the Details tab is selected.
On the form, fill the fields.
Field Description Name Name of the integration. Status Status of the integration such as enabled or disabled.Note: You can modify this field only after the webhook is generated. Description Brief summary about the services of the integration. Integration URL The URL of the home page of the monitoring tool that sends alerts. Tags Tags that can help users search for the integration. Service Name of the service that you want to associate with the integration.
A service represents a functional outcome like networking, payments, or HR services, that is owned by one team. You might need multiple tool integrations to monitor each technical service and receive events from those tools.
Click Generate Webhook.
A webhook URL is generated. CloudWatch sends messages to this secure webhook endpoint.Note: Use the sample alert to verify whether the integration is configured correctly in Incident Response. To test whether an alert is getting generated, click Send sample alert. From the navigation pane on your instance, click Alerts to check if the alert is created. The alert is generated from Incident Response and not from the monitoring tool.
- Click Save.