Slack
  • 22 Jan 2023
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Slack is a chat and collaboration hub used to connect people, information, tools, and services.

Types of Assets Fetched

This adapter fetches the following types of assets:

  • Users

Parameters

  1. Host Name or IP Address (required) - The hostname or IP address of the Slack server.
  2. Authentication Token (required) - An Authentication Token associated with a user account that has the Required Permissions to fetch assets.
  3. Enterprise Grid Organization - Select if you are using the Slack Enterprise Grid Organization solution.
    • If enabled, Axonius will fetch data from all workspaces associated with the authentication token.
    • If disabled, Axonius will fetch data from an a specific workspace associated with the authentication token.
  4. Verify SSL - Select whether to verify the SSL certificate offered by the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address. For more details, see SSL Trust & CA Settings.
  5. HTTPS Proxy (optional) - A proxy to use when connecting to the value supplied in Host Name or IP Address.
  6. For details on the common adapter connection parameters and buttons, see Adding a New Adapter Connection.

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Advanced Settings

Note:

From Version 4.6, Advanced settings can either apply for all connections for this adapter, or you can set different advanced settings and/or different scheduling for a specific connection, refer to ​Advanced Configuration for Adapters.

  1. Async chunks in parallel (required, default: 50) - Enter the number of parallel requests all connections for this adapter will send to the Slack server in parallel at any given point.
  2. Fetch deleted users (required, default: true) - Select to fetch deleted users. When cleared, only active users are fetched.


Note:

To learn more about Adapter Configuration tab advanced settings, see Adapter Advanced Settings.


APIs

Axonius uses the Slack Web API.

Required Permissions

The value supplied in Authentication Token must have read access to users.

  • If you use 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:
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  • If you don't use the Slack Enterprise Grid Organization solution:

    1. In your app settings under OAuth & Permissions, add the following User Token Scopes:
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    2. Use the authentication token provided.
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