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Barracuda Web Application Firewall

How to Send WAF Alerts and Notifications to Slack

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This Integration of Barracuda CloudGen WAF with Slack allows you to push WAF alerts and notifications to a specified Slack channel. You configure WAF to send specific notifications (based on type, severity) to the configured Slack channel. 

Before you Begin

  • Create a channel on Slack where you want to receive notifications.
  • Install the incoming-webhook app on the channel.  For more information on how to set up incoming Webhooks refer to, Setting up Incoming-WebHooks for Slack.

    Installing the incoming-webhook app requires permission from the administrator.

Configuring the Barracuda CloudGen WAF to send Notifications to Slack

Step 1: Configure Webhook and Slack channel

  1. Go to BASIC > Administration page and provide details to configure the Web-hook for their Slack Channel.
  2. Webhook URL - Enter Webhook URL. For example https://hooks.slack.com/services.
  3. Click Test. This action sends a test message to the configured slack channel to validate if the entered Webhook is correct. A success message “Message Sent” is displayed if the validation is correct. The Slack channel displays the message received from WAF.

Step 2: Configure notification types

  1. Go to BASIC >Notifications page.
  2. Select the severity of messages for which you want alert notifications to be received on the channel.
  3. Select the modules for which you want the alert notifications to be received.
  4. The notifications are sent to slack channels whenever the configured events are triggered.


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