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Configure Microsoft Teams for Alerting

Use the Grafana Alerting - Microsoft Teams integration to receive notifications in your team’s channel when your alerts are firing.

Before you begin

To set up Microsoft Teams for integration with Grafana Alerting, you need to create an incoming Webhook. This allows Grafana to send alert notifications to Microsoft Teams channels.

Create an incoming Webhook in Microsoft Teams

  1. To add an incoming Webhook to a Teams channel, follow the steps in the Create an Incoming Webhook guide.

    Note: The steps to create incoming Webhooks may vary depending on the version of Microsoft Teams you are using. You can switch between the “New Teams” and “Classic Teams” tabs to view the relevant instructions for your version.

  2. Copy the Webhook URL.

Procedure

To create your MS Teams integration in Grafana Alerting, complete the following steps.

  1. Navigate to Alerts & IRM -> Alerting -> Contact points.
  2. Click + Add contact point.
  3. Enter a contact point name.
  4. From the Integration list, select Microsoft Teams.
  5. In the URL field, copy in your Webhook URL.
  6. Click Test to check that your integration works. A test alert notification should be sent to the MS Team channel.
  7. Click Save contact point.

Next steps

The Microsoft Teams contact point is ready to receive alert notifications.

To add this contact point to your alert, complete the following steps.

  1. In Grafana, navigate to Alerting > Alert rules.
  2. Edit or create a new alert rule.
  3. Scroll down to the Configure labels and notifications section.
  4. Under Notifications click Select contact point.
  5. From the drop-down menu, select the previously created contact point.
  6. Click Save rule and exit.