Notifications and Campfire

Post messages to a room in Campfire in response to events from VSTS. For example, you can post a message when a work item is created or changed, or a build occurs.

Get a Campfire authorization token

  1. If you don't have a Campfire account, get one here, and create a room.

  2. Copy the token from your Campfire profile page.


Post messages to a room

  1. Go to your VSTS project service hooks page: https://{account_name}{project_name}/_apps/hub/ms.vss-servicehooks-web.manageServiceHooks-project

    Team project administration page

    Click Create Subscription.

  2. Configure the VSTS event that will post a message in a Campfire room.

    Configure event

  3. Configure the action with your Campfire account name, authentication token and room.

    Configure action

  4. Test the service hook subscription and finish the wizard.

    Test it

    Now the messages are set up. Go to Campfire and see the messages.



VSTS doesn't charge for the framework for integrating with external services. Check out the specific service's site for pricing related to their services.

Q & A

Q: Can I programmatically create subscriptions?

A: Yes, see details here.

Q: Where can I get more information about Campfire?

A: At