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Trigger a workflow on New Monitor Event (Instant) with Datadog API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the New Monitor Event (Instant) trigger
    1. Connect your Datadog account
    2. Select a Region
    3. Select one or more Monitors
  2. Add steps to connect to 1400+ APIs using code and no-code building blocks
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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New Monitor Event (Instant) on Datadog
Description:Emit new events captured by a Datadog monitor


import datadog from "../../datadog.app.mjs";
import { payloadFormat } from "../common/payload-format.mjs";

export default {
  key: "datadog-new-monitor-event",
  name: "New Monitor Event (Instant)",
  description: "Emit new events captured by a Datadog monitor",
  dedupe: "unique",
  version: "0.1.2",
  type: "source",
  props: {
    db: "$.service.db",
    http: {
      type: "$.interface.http",
      customResponse: true,
    region: {
      propDefinition: [
    monitors: {
      propDefinition: [
        (c) => ({
          region: c.region,
  hooks: {
    async deploy() {
      // emit historical events
      const { events } = await this.datadog.getEvents({
        params: {
          start: Math.floor(this.datadog.daysAgo(7) / 1000), // one week ago
          end: Math.floor(Date.now() / 1000), // now
        region: this.region,
      const relevantEvents = events.filter((event) => this.monitors.includes(event.monitor_id));

      for (const event of relevantEvents.reverse().slice(-25)) {
        const payload = {
          alertTitle: event.eventTitle,
          alertType: event.alert_type,
          date: event.date_happened,
          eventMsg: event.text,
          eventTitle: event.title,
          hostname: event.host,
          id: event.id,
          lastUpdated: event.date_happened,
          link: `https://app.datadoghq.com${event.url}`,
          priority: event.priority,
          tags: event.tags.join(),
        const meta = this.generateMeta(payload);
        this.$emit(payload, meta);
    async activate() {
      const {
        name: webhookName,
        secretKey: webhookSecretKey,
      } = await this.datadog.createWebhook(

      console.log(`Created webhook "${webhookName}"`);

      await Promise.all(
        this.monitors.map((monitorId) =>
          this.datadog.addWebhookNotification(webhookName, monitorId, this.region)),
    async deactivate() {
      const webhookName = this._getWebhookName();
      await this.datadog.removeWebhookNotifications(webhookName, this.region);
      await this.datadog.deleteWebhook(webhookName, this.region);
  methods: {
    _getWebhookName() {
      return this.db.get("webhookName");
    _setWebhookName(webhookName) {
      this.db.set("webhookName", webhookName);
    _getWebhookSecretKey() {
      return this.db.get("webhookSecretKey");
    _setWebhookSecretKey(webhookSecretKey) {
      this.db.set("webhookSecretKey", webhookSecretKey);
    generateMeta(data) {
      const {
        eventTitle: summary,
        date: ts,
      } = data;
      return {
  async run(event) {
    const webhookSecretKey = this._getWebhookSecretKey();
    if (!this.datadog.isValidSource(event, webhookSecretKey)) {
      console.log("Skipping event from unrecognized source");
        status: 404,

    // Acknowledge the event back to Datadog.
      status: 200,

    const { body } = event;
    const meta = this.generateMeta(body);
    this.$emit(body, meta);


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.
DatadogdatadogappThis component uses the Datadog app.
N/Adb$.service.dbThis component uses $.service.db to maintain state between executions.
N/Ahttp$.interface.httpThis component uses $.interface.http to generate a unique URL when the component is first instantiated. Each request to the URL will trigger the run() method of the component.
RegionregionstringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "US1 - East", "value": "datadoghq.com" }{ "label": "US3 - West", "value": "us3.datadoghq.com" }{ "label": "US5 - Central", "value": "us5.datadoghq.com" }{ "label": "EU1 - Europe", "value": "datadoghq.eu" }{ "label": "US1-FED (FedRamp)", "value": "ddog-gov.com" }
Monitorsmonitorsinteger[]Select a value from the drop down menu.


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