Slack Alert

Overview

This action sends a Slack alert when a new message group is flagged, using a Slack incoming webhook.

Alert contents

Slack alerts contain the following information:

Subject: 
Sender: 
Rules flagging:
Actions triggered:

Any links present are defanged.

How to create a Slack alert

  1. Click "Actions" in the left nav of your Dashboard
  2. Click "New action" in the top right
  3. Select "Slack Alert"
  4. Follow Slack's guide to create an incoming webhook or follow the steps below
  5. Provide a name and the webhook URL created in the prior step
  6. Click "Save"

How to create a webhook URL using a new Slack app

  1. Visit Slack's guide to create an incoming webhook and click Create your Slack app
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  1. Click "From scratch"
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  1. Add an app name and choose your Workspace
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  1. Select "Incoming Webhooks"
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  1. Toggle "Activate Incoming Webhooks" to On, scroll down, and click "Add New Webhook to Workspace"
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  1. Copy the generated Webhook URL, paste it into Sublime, and click "Save"
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