Integrating with Slack allows you to send custom automatic messages to your Slack channel.

Register new Slack OAuth app

  1. Sign in to your Buddy On-Premises instance as admin.
  2. Go to Integrations, click Add a new integration, and select Slack from the list.
  3. Click Configure Slack app.

  1. In Slack, go to Slack API → Apps and click Create New App. Then, select From Scratch.
  2. Click Create new private app and fill in the details:
    • App Name → anything, eg. Buddy Enterprise
    • From the dropdown menu, choose the workspace for which you want to integrate with Buddy
  3. Next, set up the Callback URL. Head to Manage Distribution and click Distribute App.
  4. Open Add OAuth redirect URLs and click Set Up Redirect URLs.
  5. Scroll down to Redirect URLs, click Add New Redirect URL, paste the URL copied from Buddy and click Add.
  6. Click Save URLs.
  7. Go back to Basic Information.
  8. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret and paste them into the corresponding fields in Buddy.

  1. Click Save changes and restart Buddy to apply the changes.
  2. Return to Slack, complete the app description, choose Background color, and click Save Changes.