HipChat Integration
Integrations / HipChat Integration

The StatusDashboard HipChat integration allows you to automatically post messages to your organization's HipChat rooms whenever creating or updating events.  The HipChat integration settings can be accessed by navigating to Integrations > HipChat.


HipChat Integration Capabilities

Events

Post messages to your organization's HipChat rooms, with links to your dashboard and event information, whenever events are created or updated.

Activity Log

Post the activity log in real time to your organization's HipChat rooms.


Configuration Options

Option

Path

Description

API TokenIntegrations > HipChat > Options > API TokenIn order to use the StatusDashboard HipChat integration, you must first obtain a HipChat API token which will authorize StatusDashboard to post messages to one or more of your HipChat rooms.  To obtain a HipChat API token, login to your HipChat account and create a HipChat user for StatusDashboard.  Then create a new API token with access to send notifications.  

Custom Content

Integrations > HipChat > Options > Custom Content

By default, all HipChat messages posted to your rooms about events will include a direct link on your dashboard to the event details page. You also have the option of including additional information in the HipChat message by configuring the options below. These options will be the default settings when events are created and will persist with the event once set (although you can change these settings on the event at any time).


Enable / Disable Event Details

When enabled, all current event details will be included in the HipChat message that is posted to a room when an event is created or updated.


HipChat Message

An optional message that you would like to accompany HipChat messages sent to your rooms when events are created or updated.


Color

The background color that will be used when the event information is posted to your HipChat room.

Enable
Integrations > HipChat > Options > Enable
When this option is disabled, the option to post HipChat messages when creating or updating events will not be available.

Rooms

Integrations > HipChat > Options > Rooms

Add, view, import or delete HipChat rooms.


Add Room

HipChat rooms can be manually added by selecting the plus icon and entering the HipChat Room Name and ID.


Import Rooms

HipChat rooms can be directly imported from your account by selecting the import icon.


Test Room(s)

A test message can be send to one or more HipChat rooms by selecting the room(s) and then selecting the test icon.


Any HipChat rooms that are shown in this list will also be available for posting activity log messages to when creating or updating events. 


Source IP Addresses

IP addresses from which we will access the HipChat API are listed in our public StatusDashboard configuration file.  This file is updated whenever our IP addresses change.

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