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    This article shows how to setup this script as an alert action. Please take time to review the main overview article if you have not already done so: Slack Alert Integration - Overview. The main overview article contains information necessary to completely setup this script.


    This script is specifically designed for application based alerts.



    In the Trigger Actions I added 'Execute an External Program' action.



    This is the full text in the 'Network path to external program' field.

    • C:\windows\system32\windowspowershell\v1.0\powershell.exe -ExecutionPolicy unrestricted -command "<C:\path\to\script>\Slack_Alert_Trigger_Action_Application.ps1 '${N=SwisEntity;M=Node.DisplayName}' '${N=SwisEntity;M=ApplicationAlert.ApplicationName}' '${N=SwisEntity;M=Status;F=Status}' '${N=Alerting;M=AlertDetailsUrl}' '${N=SwisEntity;M=Node.DetailsUrl}' '${N=SwisEntity;M=DetailsUrl}' '${N=Alerting;M=AcknowledgeUrl}' '${N=Generic;M=DateTime;F=OriginalValue}'"


    **You will need to update the <C:\path\to\script> in the above line to the location that you have the script saved.**


    I'm passing in the following Orion variables:

    • Node Name: ${N=SwisEntity;M=Node.DisplayName}
    • Application Name: ${N=SwisEntity;M=ApplicationAlert.ApplicationName}
    • Application Status: ${N=SwisEntity;M=Status;F=Status}
    • Alert Details Page: ${N=Alerting;M=AlertDetailsUrl}
    • Node Details Page: ${N=SwisEntity;M=Node.DetailsUrl}
    • Application Details Page: ${N=SwisEntity;M=DetailsUrl}
    • Auto Acknowledge URL: ${N=Alerting;M=AcknowledgeUrl}
    • Orion Date/Time: ${N=Generic;M=DateTime;F=OriginalValue}


    Once that alert action is completed then copy it to Reset Actions.


    Finish editing the alert and you should be done.


    **Change Log**

    • 2016-03-02 : Initial Release
    • 2016-03-18 : Added Alert Name variable into action. Updated and cleaned up script.
    • 2016-03-22 : Removed Alert Name variable from alert action.
    • 2016-05-06 : Major overhaul. revamped message to Slack attachments for better formatting. Please also update your 'Network path to external program' in the alert action as some variables have been changed/added.


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