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v0.4.0 · public · Published almost 4 years ago

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The Senso Go Flowdock Handler is a Sensu Event Handler for sending incident
notifications to CA Flowdock.


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To build from source, from the local path of the sensu-go-flowdock-handler repository:

go build -o /usr/local/bin/sensu-go-flowdock-handler main.go

Sensu Configuration

Example Sensu Go definition:

    "api_version": "core/v2",
    "type": "Handler",
    "metadata": {
        "namespace": "default",
        "name": "flowdock"
    "spec": {
        "type": "pipe",
        "command": "sensu-go-flowdock-handler -t 0123456789abcdef0123456789abcdef -b",
        "timeout": 10,
        "filters": [

Flowdock Configuration

This handler makes use of Flowdock's "new" Integration API mechanism. This means creating a developer application
and then a source. This source will have the API Token needed by this handler.

Note: Actions for these messages are not implemented.

Usage Examples


The Sensu Go Flowdock handler for sending notifications

  sensu-go-flowdock-handler [flags]

  -a, --autherAvatar string    Avatar URL (default "")
  -n, --authorName string      Name for the auther of the thread (default "Sensu")
  -b, --backendURL string      The URL for the backend, used to create links to events
  -t, --flowdockToken string   The Flowdock application token
  -h, --help                   help for sensu-go-flowdock-handler
  -i, --includeNamespace       Include the namespace with the entity name in title and thread ID
  -l, --labelPrefix string     Label prefix for entity fields to be included in thread

Environment Variables and Annotations

Environment Variable Setting Annotation
SENSU_FLOWDOCK_TOKEN same as -t / --flowdockToken
N/A same as -n / --authorName
N/A same as -a / --authorAvatar


environment variable < command-line argument < annotation

Usage of entity labels to add fields to output

This handler can make use of labels provided by the entity to populate addtional fields in the thread.

# agent configuration
#name: ""
namespace: "default"
  - linux
  - "ws://"

  flowdock_Application: "webapp1"
  flowdock_Environment: "live"

Sample in Flowdock

Below is a thread sample that includes surfacing the labels defined above.

Flowdock Sample

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