Notification via Slack is now possible

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New contact type Slack

Would you like to receive alerts about Slack? No problem, you can now create new Slack contacts in your customer account.

You and your team members will receive a message directly in Slack as soon as we trigger an alarm. You can see immediately which test it is and can react immediately.


In order to receive notification via Slack, you have to enter your Slack webhook url with us. How to create this for your Slack account can be found here in this description.

Create new contact

Go to the menu "Show contacts" and click on "Create new contact" in the top right corner of this page. Here you can create your new Slack contact.

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Knowledge Base

Here we answer questions about server monitoring from Livewatch. If you have a question that we have not yet answered here, please contact us.

What is Slack?

Slack is a team communication and collaboration platform that aims to make information sharing in companies more efficient and organized. Originally founded in 2013 by Stewart Butterfield, Eric Costello, Cal Henderson, and Serguei Mourachov, Slack has become one of the most popular team communication tools.

Key features of Slack:

  1. Channels: In Slack, communication occurs primarily through channels. Channels are thematic chat rooms where team members can exchange messages. This enables structured and topic-centered communication.

  2. Messages: Slack supports exchanging text messages as well as sharing files, images, and links. Users can communicate in real time or save messages for later reference.

  3. Integrations: One of Slack's strengths is its ability to seamlessly integrate with a variety of applications and services. Integrations allow users to receive updates from other platforms directly in Slack and complete tasks more efficiently.

  4. Search Function: With a powerful search function, users can easily navigate through all messages, files and channels. This makes it easier to find information and prevents information loss.

  5. Notifications: Users can customize their notification settings to ensure they are notified of important events without being overloaded by irrelevant news.

  6. Security: Slack offers features such as data encryption, two-factor authentication, and the ability to control access to sensitive information.

Areas of application of Slack:

  • Project Management: Teams can organize projects, track tasks and share progress.

  • Collaboration: Slack encourages collaboration by inviting team members to share ideas, edit files, and make decisions.

  • Remote Work: Especially in the era of remote work, Slack has become more important as it facilitates virtual collaboration and communication.

  • Community building: Slack offers a platform for exchange and interaction not only for companies, but also for communities, organizations and groups.


Slack has established itself as one of the leading team communication platforms, valued for its ease of use, flexibility, and comprehensive features. Whether for small teams or large companies, Slack provides a centralized platform to improve information sharing and promote collaboration.

Which messenger services are available?

We currently offer the following messenger services: SMS, Mattermost, Telegram, Twitter, Slack as well as Prowl and Pushover. Further messenger providers are planned. If you need a specific provider, please contact our support.