Setting up marbot is a four step process:
- Add marbot to Slack
- Invite marbot to a channel (you should also invite your team members)
- Setup an endpoint like AWS SNS HTTPS
- Set up an integration like Amazon CloudWatch Alarm
I created a short video where I walk trough the process. If you prefer written text, scroll down!
Add marbot to Slack. You will be redirected to Slack where you may have to log in. After login, you can authorize marbot to join your Slack team.
marbot will send you a direct message in Slack to say hello.
To use marbot, you have to invite him to at least one channel. You can either create a new channel or use an existing one. Creating a channel is useful because you don’t want to spam your #general channel with alerts.
As soon as marbot is invited to join a channel, he will send a message to the channel containing some setup instructions that you can follow or just continue with the next step here.
AWS monitoring & alerting in Slack
marbot takes care of your Amazon Web Services (AWS) monitoring setup. You receive and close all relevant alerts via Slack. marbot integrates with CloudWatch, Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, RDS, any many more.