Although not specific to Neo4j and this knowledge base document is provided as a convenience, if your environment has a Slack implementation, then Slack provides an API to allow you to programmatically send messags to a specific channel. This can be helpful, for example to send a message on success/failure of backup by checking the [https://neo4j.com/docs/operations-manual/3.5/backup/performing/#backup-performing-exit-codes[exit code of backup.
Using the Slack
Hello World example as a starting template, one will be
guided through the process of creating a Slack app and resultant WEBHOOK_URL to post messsages to.
For example on backup failure
replacing YOUR_WEBHOOK_URL with its actual value, for example the following code on a linux implementations
will result in a message to your Slack channel similar to