Webhook provides you with a simple interface to integrate DNIF with various third party application’s webhook/api. The Webhook plugin has a handy feature which allows you to use $Variables for substitution in the configuration. Check the Webhook example for Slack to understand its use case.


You need to provide the following data depending on the third party webhook/api they intend to use.

  • URL
  • Headers
  • Payload


  1. Follow the initial configuration steps in How to Configure Automation.


  • Click the edit icon to add details.
Field Description
Configuration Name Name for the configuration
Request Method Select the request method from the drop down
URL URL for the webhook/api
Headers Appropriate headers for the webhook/api in JSON format
Payload Appropriate payload for the webhook/api in JSON/Text/XML format

Variable substitution is supported in the configuration viz; URL, Headers and Payload

  • Enter the above details and click Save.
To associate webhook automation config with investigate panel - it must provide exactly one substitution parameter - either $User or $Host.


Listed below are few Webhook integration examples, these examples will help you to quickly get started with the configuration process by demonstrating practical use cases.