1. In a telegram client find the bot with name @BotFather

  2. Creates new bot with a command /newbot

  3. Coping Access Token to the balerter configuration

  4. We need to know ‘chat id’. We can use the utility tgtool from balerter team

tgtool -token <TELEGRAM_BOT_TOKEN>


docker run --rm balerter/tgtool -token <TELEGRAM_BOT_TOKEN>

Send a message to you bot and you will see chat ID in the tgtool output

  1. Mission Complete!