Slack is a chat and collaboration hub used to connect people, information, tools, and services.

Creating an API Token for Slack

Before configuring the Slack connector in Lucidum, you must first create an API Key. Lucidum will use the API key to access the Slack API.

If you are using the Slack Enterprise Grid Organization solution:

  1. Generate an authentication token. Steps are described here (after the Arguments section)

  2. In your app settings under OAuth & Permissions, add the following User Token Scopes:

If you are NOT using the Slack Enterprise Grid Organization solution:

  1. Log into your Slack workspace and create a new application at https://api.slack.com/apps

  2. In your app settings under OAuth & Permissions, add the following User Token Scopes:

  3. Use the authentication token provided

Configuring the Connector for Slack

To configure Lucidum to ingest data from Slack:

  1. Log in to Lucidum.

  2. In the left pane, click Connector.

  3. In the Connector page, click Add Connector.

  4. Scroll until you find the Connector you want to configure. Click Connect. The Settings page appears.

  5. In the Settings page, enter the following:

    •  Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the Slack server.

    • Authentication Token (required) - An Authentication Token associated with a user account that has the Read Permissions to fetch assets.

    • Verify SSL. For future use.

  6. To test the configuration, click Test.

    • If the connector is configured correctly, Lucidum displays a list of services that are accessible with the connector.

    • If the connector is not configured correctly, Lucidum displays an error message.

Supported Actions

  • Post a messages in a Slack channel