Splunk® Enterprise

Developing Views and Apps for Splunk Web

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Custom alert actions overview

Unique use cases can require custom alerting functionality and integration.

Use the Splunk custom alert action API to create alert action apps that admins can download and install from Splunkbase. Users can access and configure installed custom alert actions in Splunk Web. The API lets you create a user experience consistent with the standard Splunk alerting workflow.

Developer resources

Use the following resources to learn how to build a custom alert action.

API overview
Custom alert action component reference
Build custom alert action components
Create custom alert configuration files
Create a custom alert script
Define a custom alert action user interface
Optional custom alert action components
Advanced options for working with custom alert actions
Logger example
HipChat example
KV Store integration example

Additional resources

To try out a custom alert action, you can use the built-in webhook alert action to send notifications to a web resource, like a chat room or blog. For more information, see Use a webhook alert action in the Alerting Manual.

Last modified on 21 April, 2017
Custom visualizations in SplunkJS
Custom alert action component reference

This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.4.11, 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.5.6, 6.5.7, 6.5.8, 6.5.9, 6.5.10

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