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Getting Started

This integration creates a workflow with a AWS trigger and Slack action. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Select this integration
  2. Configure the New Records Returned by CloudWatch Logs Insights Query trigger
    1. Connect your AWS account
    2. Select a AWS Region
    3. Select one or more CloudWatch Log Groups
    4. Configure Logs Insights Query
    5. Optional- Configure Emit query results as a single event
    6. Configure Polling schedule
  3. Configure the Send Message to a Public Channel action
    1. Connect your Slack account
    2. Optional- Configure Send as User
    3. Optional- Configure Bot Username
    4. Optional- Configure Icon (emoji)
    5. Optional- Configure Icon (image URL)
    6. Optional- Configure Schedule message
    7. Optional- Configure Include link to workflow
    8. Optional- Configure Metadata Event Type
    9. Optional- Configure Metadata Event Payload
    10. Select a Channel
    11. Configure Text
    12. Optional- Configure Send text as Slack mrkdwn
  4. Deploy the workflow
  5. Send a test event to validate your setup
  6. Turn on the trigger

Details

This integration uses pre-built, open source components from Pipedream's GitHub repo. These components are developed by Pipedream and the community, and verified and maintained by Pipedream.

To contribute an update to an existing component or create a new component, create a PR on GitHub. If you're new to Pipedream component development, you can start with quickstarts for trigger span and action development, and then review the component API reference.

Trigger

Description:Executes a CloudWatch Logs Insights query on a schedule, and emits the records as invidual events (default) or in batch
Version:0.2.0
Key:aws-new-records-returned-by-cloudwatch-logs-insights-query

Trigger Code

import common from "../../common/common-cloudwatch-logs.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "aws-new-records-returned-by-cloudwatch-logs-insights-query",
  name: "New Records Returned by CloudWatch Logs Insights Query",
  // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/source-description
  description: "Executes a CloudWatch Logs Insights query on a schedule, and emits the records as invidual events (default) or in batch",
  version: "0.2.0",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    aws: common.props.aws,
    region: common.props.region,
    db: "$.service.db",
    // eslint-disable-next-line pipedream/props-label
    logGroupNames: {
      ...common.props.logGroupName,
      type: "string[]",
      description: "The log groups you'd like to query",
    },
    queryString: {
      label: "Logs Insights Query",
      description: "The query you'd like to run. See [this AWS doc](https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonCloudWatch/latest/logs/CWL_QuerySyntax.html) for help with query syntax",
      type: "string",
    },
    emitResultsInBatch: {
      type: "boolean",
      label: "Emit query results as a single event",
      description: "If `true`, all events are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. If `false`, each row of results is emitted as its own event. Defaults to `true`",
      optional: true,
      default: true,
    },
    timer: {
      label: "Polling schedule",
      description: "How often you want to query CloudWatch Logs Insights for results",
      type: "$.interface.timer",
      default: {
        intervalSeconds: 5 * 60,
      },
    },
  },
  async run() {
    const now = +new Date();
    const startTime = this.db.get("startTime") || now - 1000 * 60 * 60;

    // First, start the query
    const params = {
      queryString: this.queryString,
      startTime,
      endTime: now,
      logGroupNames: this.logGroupNames,
    };

    const { queryId } = await this.startQuery(params);

    // Then poll for its status, emitting each record as its own event when completed
    async function sleep(ms) {
      return new Promise((r) => setTimeout(r, ms));
    }

    let result, res;
    do {
      await sleep(1000);
      res = await this.getQueryResults({
        queryId,
      });
      result = res.status;
    } while (result === "Running" || result === "Scheduled");

    if (result !== "Complete") {
      throw new Error(`Query ${queryId} failed with status ${result}`);
    }

    console.log(JSON.stringify(res, null, 2));
    const { results } = res;

    if (!results || !results.length) {
      console.log("No results, exiting");
      this.db.set("startTime", now);
      return;
    }

    if (this.emitResultsInBatch === true) {
      this.$emit(results, {
        summary: JSON.stringify(results),
      });
    } else {
      for (const item of results) {
        this.$emit(item, {
          summary: JSON.stringify(item),
        });
      }
    }

    // The next time this source runs, query for data starting now
    this.db.set("startTime", now);
  },
};

Trigger Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI and CLI.
LabelPropTypeDescription
AWSawsappThis component uses the AWS app.
AWS RegionregionstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between component invocations.
CloudWatch Log GroupslogGroupNamesstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Logs Insights QueryqueryStringstring

The query you'd like to run. See this AWS doc for help with query syntax

Emit query results as a single eventemitResultsInBatchboolean

If true, all events are emitted as an array, within a single Pipedream event. If false, each row of results is emitted as its own event. Defaults to true

Polling scheduletimer$.interface.timer

How often you want to query CloudWatch Logs Insights for results

Trigger Authentication

AWS uses API keys for authentication. When you connect your AWS account, Pipedream securely stores the keys so you can easily authenticate to AWS APIs in both code and no-code steps.

Follow the AWS Instructions for creating an IAM user with an associated access and secret key.

As a best practice, attach the minimum set of IAM permissions necessary to perform the specific task in Pipedream. If your workflow only needs to perform a single API call, you should create a user and associate an IAM group / policy with permission to do only that task. You can create as many linked AWS accounts in Pipedream as you'd like.

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Action

Description:Send a message to a public channel and customize the name and avatar of the bot that posts the message. See [postMessage](https://api.slack.com/methods/chat.postMessage) or [scheduleMessage](https://api.slack.com/methods/chat.scheduleMessage) docs here
Version:0.2.6
Key:slack-send-message-public-channel

Action Code

import common from "../common/send-message.mjs";

export default {
  ...common,
  key: "slack-send-message-public-channel",
  name: "Send Message to a Public Channel",
  description: "Send a message to a public channel and customize the name and avatar of the bot that posts the message. See [postMessage](https://api.slack.com/methods/chat.postMessage) or [scheduleMessage](https://api.slack.com/methods/chat.scheduleMessage) docs here",
  version: "0.2.6",
  type: "action",
  props: {
    ...common.props,
    conversation: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "publicChannel",
      ],
    },
    text: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "text",
      ],
    },
    mrkdwn: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "mrkdwn",
      ],
    },
    username: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "username",
      ],
      description: "Optionally customize your bot's username (default is `Pipedream`).",
    },
    icon_emoji: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "icon_emoji",
      ],
      description: "Optionally use an emoji as the bot icon for this message (e.g., `:fire:`). This value overrides `icon_url` if both are provided.",
    },
    icon_url: {
      propDefinition: [
        common.props.slack,
        "icon_url",
      ],
      description: "Optionally provide an image URL to use as the bot icon for this message.",
    },
  },
};

Action Configuration

This component may be configured based on the props defined in the component code. Pipedream automatically prompts for input values in the UI.

LabelPropTypeDescription
SlackslackappThis component uses the Slack app.
Send as Useras_userboolean

Optionally pass TRUE to post the message as the authed user, instead of as a bot. Defaults to FALSE.

Bot Usernameusernamestring

Optionally customize your bot's username (default is Pipedream).

Icon (emoji)icon_emojistring

Optionally use an emoji as the bot icon for this message (e.g., :fire:). This value overrides icon_url if both are provided.

Icon (image URL)icon_urlstring

Optionally provide an image URL to use as the bot icon for this message.

Schedule messagepost_atinteger

Messages can only be scheduled up to 120 days in advance, and cannot be scheduled for the past. The datetime format should be a unix timestamp (e.g., 1650507616, see here for help with this format).

Include link to workflowinclude_sent_via_pipedream_flagboolean

Defaults to true, includes a link to the workflow at the end of your Slack message.

Metadata Event Typemetadata_event_typestring

The name of the metadata event

Metadata Event Payloadmetadata_event_payloadstring

The payload of the metadata event. Must be a JSON string e.g. {"key": "value"}

ChannelconversationstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Texttextstring

Text of the message to send (see Slack's formatting docs). This field is usually necessary, unless you're providing only attachments instead.

Send text as Slack mrkdwnmrkdwnboolean

TRUE by default. Pass FALSE to disable Slack markup parsing. See docs here

Action Authentication

Slack uses OAuth authentication. When you connect your Slack account, Pipedream will open a popup window where you can sign into Slack and grant Pipedream permission to connect to your account. Pipedream securely stores and automatically refreshes the OAuth tokens so you can easily authenticate any Slack API.

Pipedream requests the following authorization scopes when you connect your account:

bookmarks:writecalls:readcalls:writechannels:historychannels:readchannels:writednd:readdnd:writeemoji:readfiles:readgroups:historygroups:readgroups:writeim:historyim:readim:writelinks:readlinks:writempim:historympim:readmpim:writepins:readpins:writereactions:readreactions:writereminders:readreminders:writeremote_files:readremote_files:sharestars:readstars:writeteam:readusergroups:readusergroups:writeusers:readusers:read.emailusers:writechat:write:botchat:write:usercommandsfiles:write:userusers.profile:writeusers.profile:readsearch:read

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