Add Collaboration Providers

The following Collaboration Providers are covered here:

To collaborate and share the information in Harness with other users, add a Collaboration Provider.

  1. Click Setup.
  2. Click Connectors.
  3. Click Collaboration Providers.
  4. Click Add Collaboration Provider.
  5. In Type, click the collaboration provider type.
  6. In Host, enter the URL or Webhook of the provider.
  7. In Display Name, enter a name for the collaboration provider.
    If you want to restrict the use of a provider to specific applications and environments, do the following:
  8. In Usage Scope, click the drop-down under Applications, and click the name of the application.
  9. In Environments, click the name of the environment.
  10. Click SUBMIT.

SMTP

Configuring your SMTP server is required only if you are using Harness On-Prem, or if you are using the app.harness.io and wish to use your own SMTP server instead of the app.harness.io default SMTP option.

The SMTP dialog has the following fields.

Field

Description

Host

The URL of the SMTP server.

Port

The port number the SMTP server is listening on (typically, 25).

From Address

Enter the email address that Harness will use to send emails.

Username

Enter the username for the email account.

Password

Enter the password for the email account.

Display Name

Enter a display name for the provider.

Usage Scope

If you want to restrict the use of a provider to specific applications and environments, do the following:

  1. In Usage Scope, click the drop-down under Applications, and click the name of the application.
  2. In Environments, click the name of the environment.

Slack

You can use Slack to notify users of Harness activity.

The Slack dialog has the following fields.

Field

Description

Slack Webhook URL

To find your Webhook information, see Incoming Webhooks from Slack.

Display Name

Enter a display name for the provider.

Usage Scope

If you want to restrict the use of a provider to specific applications and environments, do the following:

  1. In Usage Scope, click the drop-down under Applications, and click the name of the application.
  2. In Environments, click the name of the environment.
You will be asked to choose a channel (or create a new one) for incoming Harness notifications. If you would like to send notifications from Harness to multiple channels (for example, failed deployments to channel A, successful deployments to channel B), you can define this under the Harness Notification Groups settings.


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