Using AWS Lambda with Amazon CloudWatch and SNS to Implement a Slack Chat Bot
SPL-115 Version 2.0.3
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In this lab you will build a chat bot for Slack, using a Lambda blueprint. Chat bots have the ability to interact with teams and users, respond to commands, and post notifications, giving all conversation participants visibility into team activities. You will build a bot that posts to your Slack channel when it receives CloudWatch alarms.
By the end of this lab, you will be able to:
- Create a Slack chat bot using a Lambda blueprint
- Configure the bot with a Slack webhook to post messages to a Slack channel
- Encrypt the URL of the webhook and base-64 encode it
- Create an IAM role with permission to decrypt the key
Technical knowledge prerequisites
To successfully complete this lab, you should be familiar with AWS Lambda and Amazon CloudWatch.Familiarity with Slack is helpful, though not required.
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