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Create a workflow to Trigger Incident with the PagerDuty API. When you configure and deploy the workflow, it will run on Pipedream's servers 24x7 for free.

  1. Configure the Trigger Incident action
    1. Connect your PagerDuty account
    2. Configure Incident Title
    3. Select a Service ID
    4. Optional- Select a Incident Urgency
    5. Optional- Configure Incident Details
    6. Optional- Configure Incident Key
    7. Optional- Select a Escalation Policy ID
    8. Select one or more Assignee IDs
    9. Optional- Configure Incident Conference Bridge Number
    10. Optional- Configure Incident Conference Bridge URL
  2. Select a trigger to run your workflow on HTTP requests, schedules or app events
  3. Deploy the workflow
  4. Send a test event to validate your setup
  5. Turn on the trigger


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Trigger Incident on PagerDuty
Description:Trigger an incident. [See the docs here](https://developer.pagerduty.com/api-reference/b3A6Mjc0ODE0MA-create-an-incident)


import pagerduty from "../../pagerduty.app.mjs";
import utils from "../../common/utils.mjs";
import constants from "../../common/constants.mjs";

const {
} = utils;

export default {
  key: "pagerduty-trigger-incident",
  name: "Trigger Incident",
  description: "Trigger an incident. [See the docs here](https://developer.pagerduty.com/api-reference/b3A6Mjc0ODE0MA-create-an-incident)",
  type: "action",
  version: "0.0.1",
  props: {
    title: {
      propDefinition: [
    serviceId: {
      propDefinition: [
    urgency: {
      propDefinition: [
    bodyDetails: {
      propDefinition: [
    incidentKey: {
      propDefinition: [
    escalationPolicyId: {
      propDefinition: [
    assigneeIds: {
      type: "string[]",
      label: "Assignee IDs",
      description: "The IDs of the users to assign to the incident. Use a comma-separated list when structured mode is `off` specifying the ids as values. (e.g. `P97DSQO,PWLDHXC,P1M4QLY`)",
      propDefinition: [
    conferenceBridgeNumber: {
      propDefinition: [
    conferenceBridgeUrl: {
      propDefinition: [
  async run({ $ }) {
    const {
    } = this;

    const conferenceBridgeNumber = emptyStrToUndefined(this.conferenceBridgeNumber);
    const conferenceBridgeUrl = emptyStrToUndefined(this.conferenceBridgeUrl);
    const escalationPolicyId = emptyStrToUndefined(this.escalationPolicyId);
    const bodyDetails = emptyStrToUndefined(this.bodyDetails);
    const urgency = emptyStrToUndefined(this.urgency);
    const incidentKey = emptyStrToUndefined(this.incidentKey);
    const assigneeIds = commaSeparatedListToArray(this.assigneeIds);

    const initialProps = {
      type: constants.INCIDENT_TYPE,
      service: {
        id: serviceId,
        type: constants.REFERENCE.SERVICE,

    const additionalProps = {
      incident_key: incidentKey,
      body: [
          type: constants.INCIDENT_BODY_TYPE,
          details: bodyDetails,
      assignments: [
        assigneeIds?.map((id) => ({
          assignee: {
            type: constants.REFERENCE.USER,
        assigneeIds?.length && !escalationPolicyId,
      escalation_policy: [
          id: escalationPolicyId,
          type: constants.REFERENCE.ESCALATION_POLICY,
      conference_bridge: [
          conference_number: conferenceBridgeNumber,
          conference_url: conferenceBridgeUrl,
        conferenceBridgeNumber || conferenceBridgeUrl,

    const toCreate = reduceProperties({

    const { incident } = await this.pagerduty.createIncident({
      data: {
        incident: toCreate,

    $.export("$summary", `Incident ${incident.summary} has been ${incident.status}`);

    return incident;


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.
PagerDutypagerdutyappThis component uses the PagerDuty app.
Incident Titletitlestring

A succinct description of the nature, symptoms, cause, or effect of the incident.

Service IDserviceIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Incident UrgencyurgencystringSelect a value from the drop down menu:{ "label": "High", "value": "high" }{ "label": "Low", "value": "low" }
Incident DetailsbodyDetailsstring

Additional incident details.

Incident KeyincidentKeystring

A string which identifies the incident. Sending subsequent requests referencing the same service and with the same Incident Key will result in those requests being rejected if an open incident matches that Incident Key.

Escalation Policy IDescalationPolicyIdstringSelect a value from the drop down menu.
Assignee IDsassigneeIdsstring[]Select a value from the drop down menu.
Incident Conference Bridge NumberconferenceBridgeNumberstring

The phone number of the conference call for the conference bridge. Phone numbers should be formatted like +1 415-555-1212,,,,1234#, where a comma (,) represents a one-second wait and pound (#) completes access code input.

Incident Conference Bridge URLconferenceBridgeUrlstring

An URL for the conference bridge. This could be a link to a web conference or Slack channel.


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