Frequently Asked Questions

How do I connect my bot to HipChat?

  1. Go to the HipChat users admin page (https://<ORGANIZATION>.hipchat.com/admin/users) by clicking "Group admin" and then "Users".

    HipChat users admin

  2. Fill in the information required for your bot's account.

    HipChat create user

  3. You'll receive an email to confirm your account.

    HipChat create user

    HipChat create user

  4. Once the account for your bot is created, go to the Jabber information for this account by clicking "Account settings" and then "XMPP/Jabber Info". You want to copy 2 pieces of information:

    1. The Jabber ID (XXX_XXX@chat.hipchat.com)
    2. The XMPP/Jabber Name for the rooms you'll want your bot to join (YYY_YYY)

      HipChat create user

  5. You can now set up your bot on ChatO.ps. On the "Connect your bot" step, select the "HipChat" tab and fill in the information you copied in the previous step. When adding a HipChat room, you'll need to use the Jabber name and append "@conf.hipchat.com".

    HipChat ChatO.ps settings

How do I connect my bot to Slack?

  1. Go to the integrations page on Slack and add the "Hubot" integration.

    HipChat users admin

  2. Name your bot.

    HipChat create user

  3. Copy the API token given to you by Slack.

    HipChat create user

  4. You can now set up your bot on ChatO.ps. On the "Connect your bot" step, simply paste the API token you copied in the previous step.

    HipChat ChatO.ps settings