GitHub doesn’t require an introduction. Its the widely used and universal code repository. In this post, you will learn how to get the GitHub alerts like commits, PRs, etc., on your Microsoft Teams channel.
Create Webhook url in MS Team channel
Webhooks are typically used for these kind of integrations. Lets first create the webhook in Teams.
Click the ( … ) button on your DevOps channel* and select Connectors
*Your Teams channel ( where you would like to receive github alerts)
It will show all the connectors available to use.
Click the Incoming Webhook -> Configure
Provide a name for your webhook service and click Create
Teams will generate the webhook url. This is the webhook url that we have to use it GitHub
Configurations in GitHub
Login into your GitHub code repo and click Settings -> Webhooks
Click Add webhook button
Payload URL — Paste your Team webhook url ( generated in the previous step)
Content type — application/json
Secret — Can be blank
SSL Verification — Select Enable SSL verification
- Just the push — to enable alerts for only code push to any branch
- Send me everything — to get all alerts from GitHub
- Let me select individual events
- Active — should be enabled
click Add webhook and it will show the list of configured webhooks
The configuration required to receive the notifications are complete.
Now push or create a PR in your GitHub repo, the alert will pop on your teams channel
You have successfully integrated and you will notified on the Github events.
The steps provided here will instantly help you to enable alerts of Github events.
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