Polytomic connects to Slack using a Bot User OAuth Access Token. This requires first creating a Slack app

  1. Go to the Slack App site.

  2. Click Create an App.

  3. Give the app a name and select the workspace you want to sync data from.

  4. Click Create App.

  5. Add the following OAuth Scopes to the list of Bot Token Scopes:

  • channels:history
  • channels:join
  • channels:read
  • files:read
  • groups:read
  • links:read
  • reactions:read
  • remote_files:read
  • remote_files:write
  • team:read
  • useergroups:read
  • users.profile:read
  • users:read
  1. Install the app to your workspace.

  2. After successfully installing the app to your workspace, copy the *Bot User OAuth Access Token presented to you.

  3. In Polytomic, go to ConnectionsAdd ConnectionSlack.

  4. Paste the Bot User OAuth Access Token from Step 7 in the Bot API key field.

  1. Click Save.