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Slack is a team communication application. Enable this integration and see your data stream into Slack.

With the mParticle Slack integration, ONLY development events will be forwarded.

Prerequisites

In order to activate mParticle’s integration with Slack, you must have an account in Slack to set up the Incoming Webhook.

  1. Sign into your Slack account at https://slack.com/signin
  2. Click Apps & Integrations
  3. Search for Incoming WebHooks
  4. Click Add Configuration
  5. Enter the channel where your Incoming Webhook with post messages to and click Add Incoming WebHooks Integration. Slack Webhook
  6. Copy the Webhook URL as this is needed to configure the mParticle integration. Slack Webhook

Configuring Slack in mParticle

Create a Slack output configuration:

  1. Select Directory, and click the Slack tile
  2. Click Add Slack to Setup
  3. Select the Output Event Integration Type and click Add to Setup
  4. Select the Slack output configuration group to configure an output event configuration
  5. Enter a Configuration Name and your Slack configuration settings and click Save

Connect inputs to the Slack output configuration

  1. Select Connections
  2. Select the Input for the connection definition
  3. Click Connect Output
  4. Select the Slack configuration
  5. Enter your connection configuration settings
  6. Toggle the Status to Sending
  7. Click Save

Configuration Settings

Setting Name Data Type Default Value Description
POST URL string Specify your Slack incoming webhook URL here. Example: https://hooks.slack.com/services/T18AKIXHA/A12345KEY/D3k1LWC2bFzCk18kDl91hgTb

Connection Settings

Setting Name Data Type Default Value Platform Description
Channel Name string All Specify a public channel with “#channel” or a direct message with “@username” to send events to. Only development events will be forwarded.