Configure IBM Cloud Functions Channel

Sysdig supports automatically sending alert notifications to an IBM Cloud Functions Channel. You generally use it for the following use cases.

  • Configure an IBM Functions as a new notification channel in Sysdig Monitor.

  • Pass extra parameters to IBM Functions.

  • Modify an IBM Functions.

  • Delete an IBM Functions.

The following notification channel types are supported:

  • Public (with or without X-Require-Whisk-Auth header)

  • Private (using IAM token)

To configure IBM Cloud Functions Channel:

  1. Log in to the Sysdig UI and select IBM Cloud Functions Channel by completing steps 1-3 as described in Set Up a Notification Channel.

  2. Specify the channel URL.

    You can specify one of the following channel types.

  3. Continue with one of the following:

Configure a Private Channel

Specify the following:

  • IAM API Key:

  • Channel Name: A unique name to identify the channel.

  • Enable the channel and desired notification types:

    • Enabled: The toggle button to enable or disable the IBM channel.

    • Notify when Resolved: Send a new notification when the alert condition is no longer triggered. Enable or disable the notification toggle as appropriate.

    • Notify when Acknowledged: Send a new notification when the alert is manually acknowledged by a user. Enable or disable the notification toggle as appropriate.

    • Test notification: Send a notification when the changes are saved. Enable or disable the notification toggle as appropriate.

  • Shared With: Choose whether to apply this channel globally (All Teams) or to a specific team from the drop-down.

  • Additional Parameters: Specify optional parameters to pass to the function. For example, name: jane is passed to the action as {name: "Jane"}.

Configure a Public Channel

Specify the following:

  • Whisk Auth Token (optional): Optionally provide the Whisk authentication token. If you specify one, the public channel (web action) can only be invoked by requests that provide appropriate authentication credentials. See Securing web actions for more details.

  • Channel Name: A unique name to identify the channel.

  • Enable the channel and desired notification types:

    • Enabled: The toggle button to enable or disable the IBM channel.

    • Notify when Resolved: Send a new notification when the alert condition is no longer triggered. Enable or disable the notification toggle as appropriate.

    • Notify when Acknowledged: Send a new notification when the alert is manually acknowledged by a user. Enable or disable the notification toggle as appropriate.

    • Test notification: Send a notification when the changes are saved. Enable or disable the notification toggle as appropriate.

  • Shared With: Choose whether to apply this channel globally (All Teams) or to a specific team from the drop-down.

  • Additional Parameters: Specify optional parameters to pass to the function. For example, hostname: BLR is passed to the action as {hostname: "BLR"}. The URL would be /demo/hello.http?hostname=BLR.



Last modified September 11, 2021: Update generated docs (d3abcd9b)