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Google Hangouts Chat

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Overview

Connect Google Hangouts Chat to Datadog in order to help your team collaborate by:

  • Sharing graphs with your colleagues in your team’s private or public channels.
  • Receiving alerts and notifications from Datadog within Google Hangouts Chat.

Setup

Installation

The Hangouts Chat integration is installed via its integration tile in the Datadog application, and by adding the bot to your Hangouts room.

Configuration

  1. Add the Datadog Chatbot to your Google Hangouts room with @DataDog. Note: whitelist the Datadog Chatbot in order to add it to your room.
  2. Install the Datadog Chatbot in your Google Hangouts room by typing @Datadog install.
  3. Follow the bot’s prompt to sign in your Datadog account and configure it using the Datadog application.
  4. Add the names and urls of the rooms you want the bot to be able to post to with the @-notification feature.

Datadog Chatbot command summary

CommandDescription
@Datadog installStarts the install workflow. NOTE: If you belong to more than one Datadog account, you will be directed to an “Account selection” page during the install workflow.
@Datadog list installed accountsReturns a list of all accounts that have Hangouts Chat installed.
@Datadog remove accountStarts the workflow to remove Hangouts Chat from a specific Datadog account. A card is returned with uninstall links for all installed accounts. Click the account you want to uninstall, and you will see the Datadog Chatbot respond with the removed account name.

Uninstalling from Datadog Accounts

There are three ways to uninstall Hangouts Chat from a Datadog account: 1. Using the @Datadog remove account command allows room members to uninstall the chatbot from a selected Datadog Account. 2. Within a Datadog account, remove a room using the Google Hangout Chat integration tile. 3. Removing the chatbot from a room also uninstalls it from any installed accounts.

Data Collected

Metrics

The Google Hangouts Chat integration does not include any metrics.

Events

The Google Hangouts Chat integration does not include any events.

Service Checks

The Google Hangouts Chat integration does not include any service checks.

Further Reading