Integrate Datadog with Slack

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About Datadog

Datadog is a service for IT, Operations and Development teams who write and run applications at scale, and want to turn the massive amounts of data produced by their apps, tools and services into actionable insight.

About Slack

Slack is the modern communication tool that brings all your team communication into one place so you can get more done in less time. With Slack, you can easily share and search for documents and files across your organization.

Want to explore Datadog + Slack quick connects for faster integration? Here’s our list of the best Datadog + Slack quick connects.

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Connect Datadog + Slack in easier way

It's easy to connect Datadog + Slack without coding knowledge. Start creating your own business flow.

  • Triggers
  • New Channel

    Triggers upon creation of a new #channel.

  • New Mention

    Triggers when there is a mention of a username or highlight word in a public #channel.

  • New Message Posted to Channel

    Triggers whenever a new message is posted on the specified #channel of your choice.

  • New Message Posted to Private Channel

    Triggers whenever a message is posted to a specified #private-channel or multi-dm.

  • New Starred Message

    Triggers when you star a message.

  • New User

    Triggers whenever a new user joins Slack or a new account is created on Slack.

  • Actions
  • New Metric Post

    This covers the data that you want to send to Datadog

  • Add Reminder

    A reminder is added for yourself or a teammate, like /remind slash command.

  • Create Channel

    Creates a new channel.

  • Send Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen #channel.

  • Send Direct Message

    Send a direct message to a user or yourself through the Slackbot.

  • Send Private Channel Message

    A new message is posted to your chosen private channel.

  • Set Channel Topic

    Sets the topic on a specific channel.

  • Set Status

    Updates your Slack status to the specified text & emoji.

How Datadog & Slack Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose Datadog as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick Slack as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from Datadog to Slack.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of Datadog and Slack


Datadog is a monitoring service that helps developers to monitor the performance of their applications. It provides monitoring for application logs, errors, system metrics, and application metrics. Datadog also offers integrations with cloud providers such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure.


Slack is a cplaboration top that helps teams communicate and work together. It has features such as group chats, direct messaging, and video calls. Slack’s integrations allow users to connect it to other tops such as GitHub and Google Hangouts.

Integration of Datadog and Slack

Users can integrate Datadog and Slack with each other to receive notifications on Slack whenever Datadog triggers an alert or event. For example, if a user gets an error message from Datadog, they can receive a notification on Slack about the error. When the user clicks on the notification button, they will be directed to the Datadog page of the error message. The integration between the two tops helps users to receive notifications about important events on Slack.

Benefits of Integration of Datadog and Slack

The benefits of integration between Datadog and Slack include:

1- Datadog and Slack users can get notified about errors and alerts on Slack. Users can receive notifications on Slack whenever an error occurs on Datadog. This feature is useful for developers who want to monitor their applications from several hours away from their computer without being logged in on Datadog. Users can also receive notifications on Slack when they have been away from their computer for a long time. In addition, users can receive notifications on Slack about critical errors that require urgent attention.

2- Slack users can access error details from their desktop. When a user receives a notification on Slack about an error message from Datadog, they can click on the notification button to see the details of the error message on Datadog. This feature allows users to access error details from their desktop without having to log in to Datadog.

3- Slack users can send requests from their desktop. Users can send requests from their desktop by using the commands “/datadoghack/request” or “/ddh/request”. They will be redirected to a form where they can fill in the request details and send them to a channel through a direct message.

The process to integrate Datadog and Slack may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm