FreshService Integration Guide
FreshService is a cloud based ITSM software for your service desk and a powerful IT help desk automation tool to manage incidents, assets and more. Integrate AlertOps’ alert management platform with FreshService to receive and respond to critical alerts through email, SMS, push notification, and phone alerts. AlertOps ensures that alerts received from Freshservice always reach the correct, available team member by utilizing escalation policies and on-call schedules.
- From the main menu, click on Integrations and then select Inbound Integrations from the sub menu.
- Select API tab
- Select the 'ADD API INTEGRATION' button.
- You should now be on the API Integration Detail page. Select FreshService from the pre-built Integration Templates.
- Enter a name for the integration. Select an escalation rule to determine the integration's escalation policy. And, enter the names of recipient group(s) and recipient user(s). Click 'SAVE.' Then, click 'COPY URL' to copy the URL endpoint to be used in the FreshService configuration.
Step 1: Create a rule to send an alert when a ticket is created. In the Freshservice Admin screen, click Dispatch'r.
Step 2: Click New Rule
Step 3: Edit the rule. Expand the toggle to view rule descriptions.
Step 4: Complete the actions section. Select :Trigger Webhook” Request Type = POST Callback URL = (your AlertOps URL from the Inbound Integration) Encoding = JSON Content = Simple Check all the boxes in the content section. Click save.
Step 5: Create a rule to send an alert when a ticket is closed. In the Freshservice Admin screen, click Observer.
Step 6: Click New Rule.
Step 7: Edit the rule. Expand the toggle to view rule descriptions.
Step 8: In the actions sections: Select :Trigger Webhook” Request Type = POST Callback URL = (your AlertOps URL from the Inbound Integration) Encoding = JSON Content = Simple Check all the boxes in the content section. Click save.
Click here to view advanced integration options.
Alert Triggering Information
AlertOps will automatically create an incident when a new alert is received from Freshdesk with an IncidentStatus status of “trigger.”
Testing and Troubleshooting
Click here to read about Web API Testing and Troubleshooting.