Adding H2 updates to a Slack channel

To add a feed from a particular H2 to a Slack channel please follow these steps:

  1. In the Slack channel go to Channel Settings and select the Integrations tab
  2. Within the “Apps” panel, click the “Add apps” link
  3. You will be sent to the Slack website. In the search box, search for Incoming Webhooks.
  4. You will see many results which look identical. Click “View” on any of them, or scroll to the bottom and click “Install” on the result “From the App Directory”
  5. The app configuration will open in your browser. Click the green Add to Slack button below the large app icon
  6. Fill the required fields for the setup (what channel, username of bot, etc) and copy the Webhook URL
  7. On the H2, you need the Slack plugin activated (You need to be be proxied to see the Plugins menus on the H2.)
  8. Once it’s activated, go to Slack Integrations > Add new
  9. In the Service URL field, add the Webhook URL you copiedĀ in step 3
  10. Fill the remaining fields and choose the events you’d like to send updates for
  11. Check the Active checkbox
  12. Save
  13. Once you save, test the integration

You’re done!