This sync can be used to request and retrieve data and updates on a public or private slack channel from a user specified datawarehouse.


Configuring the Credentials

Select the account credentials which has access to relevant account from the given list & Click Next

Credentials not listed ?

Click on + for adding new credentials and fill the form that pops-up.

Data Sync Details

Data Sync

Select Message & click Next

slack message list
Slack Channel

Select a slack channel (public/private) from the drop-down.

Only the public and private channels which have been integrated with DataChannel will be accessible. If you choose a channel that has not been integrated yet, you’ll recieve an error. Follow these steps to integrate a new channel.
How do you want to fetch data?

Select whether you want to fetch data from the Data Model or from Table/ View.

Data Model

In case you want to fetch data using Data Model, select the data model that you would like to use for this sync. Checkout how to configure a model here.

Data Warehouse

In case you want to fetch data using Table/ View, select the data warehouse that you would like to use for this sync.

Table / View

Select the Table/ view in the data warehouse that you would like to use for this sync.

Setting Parameters

Parameter Description Values

Fields Selection

Dependent Required

Select the field(s) you would like to push in your slack here. You can also rename one or more field(s). To push all the fields, simple select SELECT ALL.

Model Field Name, Destination Field Name

Fetch Mode


This refers to the manner in which data will get updated : FULL will update the entire column(s) from the selected data, INCREMENTAL will update the fresh record(S) added since last fetch.

Incremental, Full

Default Value: FULL

Incremental Key

Dependent Required

This refers to the row number from where the rows will be incrementally fetched.

Enter a row number

Update Type


This refers to how you see updates on your slack channel: MESSAGE will update you in a sentence format for each record that was added since the last sync, CSV will update you with a file containing all records in a single message. Please note : There will be no messages for the initial run and the CSV should only be less than equal to 10000 rows.

Message, CSV

Default Value: Message

Update Format(Message)

Dependent Required

Specify the message format. Example: User with name {name} and email {email} has signed up.

String where incoming data fields are specified using {}.

Update Format(CSV)

Dependent Required

Specify if you wish to recieve a message in case a CSV file was empty: 'Don’t Send' will do nothing, 'Send Message' will notify you of the CSV file being empty.

Send Message, Don’t Send

Default Value: Don’t Send

slack message config

Data Sync Scheduling

Set the schedule for the sync to run. Detailed explanation on scheduling of syncs can be found here

Dataset & Name

Give your sync a name and some description (optional) and click on Finish to save it. Read more about naming and saving your syncs including the option to save them as templates here

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