Slack
Use the Slack integration to send messages and notifications to your Slack Team.

Overview

One of the most common workflow integrations is the connection to user's communication suite. Slack is arguably the most popular communication tool.
This integration is a path forward for users who want to connect to their Slack workspace with the Fylamynt platform to interact with workflows, get execution statuses, approvals etc.

Use Cases

The integration between Fylamynt and Slack lets you:
  • Send notifications, message from Fylamynt workflows to Slack.
  • Manage Fylamynt workflow approvals via direct messages to the Slack Team.

Configure Slack in Fylamynt

  • Navigate to Settings > Integrations > Slack.
  • Configure a new integration instance.
  • In Slack Integration page(Fylamynt), click “Add to Slack” button.
  • You may be prompted to log into your Slack workspace. If not, verify that you are logged into the Slack workspace that you want to add Fylamynt to.
  • Review the permissions required to install Fylamynt and click "Allow".
  • If installation is successful, you will be redirected back to the Slack Integration settings page of your Fylamynt instance.
  • After installation, invite "@Fylamynt" Slack bot user to the Slack channel(s) where you would like to receive messages on.

Interaction Actions

You can add these actions in the Fylamynt workflow builder, as part of your workflow.

Approval

Approve or Deny any request to continue the execution of a workflow.
Input
Parameter
Description
Required
alias
The target account for the run
True
Slack Channel
Select the Slack channel to notify for approval
True
Notes for Reviewer
This notes will be attached to the Slack message that request the approval. This message should give the user more context.
True
Timeout Interval
Specify an interval before timing out the request. The maximum timeout is 7 days.
True
Output
Parameter
Type
Description
alias
String
The target account for the run
Execution Start Time
String
A string representation of time when the execution started. i.e Wed 12 May 2021 22:52:46.441000
Message Channel ID
String
The ID of the Slack channel where the message was sent.
Message Timestamp
String
Timestamp of the Slack message that was sent for approval.
Workflow Name
String
Name of the workflow associated with the execution.
Action Example

Slack Add Users

Add users to a previously created Slack channel.
Input
Parameter
Description
Required
Channel Name
The name of the channel to add the users.
True
Users
Dropdown list of Slack users to add to the above channel.
True
Output
Parameter
Type
Description
message
String
List of the Slack User IDs of the users added to the channel
Action Example

Slack Archive Channel

Archives a specified Slack channel. Archived channels can still be searched, but are closed to any new activity.
Input
Parameter
Description
Required
Channel Name
The name of the channel to archive.
True
Output
Parameter
Type
Description
message
String
Status of the archive command.
Action Example

Slack Create New Channel

Create a new slack channel. Note:The Fylamynt Slack bot user will be automatically added to any channel created using this action, public or private. This allows the other Slack actions to see the channel.
Input
Parameter
Description
Required
Channel Name
The name for the new channel
True
Private
Make the new channel private
False
Output
Parameter
Type
Description
channel
Object
The output of the Slack conversations.create api call. Channel names may only contain lowercase letters, numbers, hyphens, and underscores, and must be 80 characters or less.
channel_url
String
A URL for the newly created channel
Action Example

Slack Send Message

Send Slack messages to a given channel.
Input
Parameter
Description
Required
Slack Channel
Name of the Slack channel where we need to send the Slack message
True
Message Text
The message to be sent to the channel.
True
Output
There is no output of this action.
Action Example