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Sensu Go Flowdock Handler


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



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


Sensu Go

Asset registration

Assets are the best way to make use of this plugin. If you're not using an asset, please consider doing so! If you're using sensuctl 5.13 or later, you can use the following command to add the asset:

sensuctl asset add nixwiz/sensu-go-flowdock-handler

If you're using an earlier version of sensuctl, you can download the asset definition from this project's Bonsai asset index page or one of the existing releases or create an executable script from this source.

From the local path of the sensu-go-flowdock-handler repository:

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

Asset definition

type: Asset
api_version: core/v2
  name: sensu-go-flowdock-handler
  sha512: e4419af45c367cddd461b6d324f63043c476ed11a2d2e078d9f43eb7ccd87d988e986307324116379f2b9ee62ddbf0c84487a260d0aefadde78ff5143d4377d3

Handler 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": [

Sensu Core


Installation from source

Sensu Go

See the instructions above for asset registration.

Sensu Core

Install and setup plugins on Sensu Core.

Additional notes

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

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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