The Slack action type uses Slack Incoming Webhooks.
Slack connectors have the following configuration properties:
- The name of the connector. The name is used to identify a connector in the management UI connector listing, or in the connector list when configuring an action.
- Webhook URL
The URL of the incoming webhook. See Slack Incoming Webhooks for instructions on generating this URL. If you are using the
xpack.actions.allowedHostssetting, make sure the hostname is added to the allowed hosts.
Preconfigured action typeedit
my-slack: name: preconfigured-slack-action-type actionTypeId: .slack config: webhookUrl: 'https://hooks.slack.com/services/abcd/efgh/ijklmnopqrstuvwxyz'
Slack actions have the following properties:
The message text, converted to the
textfield in the Webhook JSON payload. Currently only the text field is supported. Markdown, images, and other advanced formatting are not yet supported.
You configure the accounts Slack action type can use to communicate with Slack in the connector form.
You need a Slack webhook URL to configure a Slack account. To create a webhook URL, set up an an Incoming Webhook Integration through the Slack console:
- Log in to slack.com as a team administrator.
- Go to https://my.slack.com/services/new/incoming-webhook.
Select a default channel for the integration.
- Click Add Incoming Webhook Integration.
Copy the generated webhook URL so you can paste it into your Slack connector form.