How to add a Microsoft Teams Channel

On the left hand menu under Administration select "Manage Channels".  Then select the "Add Channel" button on the right side.

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Select the Teams option from the list.  At this point a new entry is created in the channel lists.

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Please open the teams application to continue setting up the Connector/Webhook on the teams application that Constant Status can use to send messages to Teams. 

You many add a new Teams Channel or use an existing channel.  To create a new channel open the slack application and use the add Channels button as shown.  A channel can also be made online as needed.

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After you have a channel you want to use with Microsoft teams select the (...) next to the channel name and then select "Connectors" as shown in the graphic.

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This presents a list of different connectors.  you want to select "Incoming Webhook" from the list:

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You can now give the Webhook a name such as "ConstantStatus".  You can then upload and image associated with the Incoming Webhook. Here is a constant status logo if you which to use it to upload an image.  Just do a right click and save as from this page.

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Scrolling down to the bottom you can hit the Create button to Create the connector.

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Continuing on, Scrolling down on the screen presents a URL.  Select the Copy button to copy the URL to the clipboard.  You will need to insert this into the Teams Channel Information for Constant Status.

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Going back to the Constant Status application and insert the URL into the "Webhook URL (from the Microsoft Teams Connector Settings).

 

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Configure a Message Timezone that will be used for all messages sent to this Teams channel.

 

At this point you can hit the "Test Integration" button to send a test message to teams to make sure it works. 

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If the message is received you can select Save to save the settings.  Here is an example Teams Notification

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You can now include this new Teams channel in any Notification.  You can also setup multiple Teams channels for different notifications as needed.

 

 

 

 

 

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