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Activity Insights - Slack

To display activity data from Activity Insights, you first must create an OAuth application in Slack. You’ll then configure the following required sources so that IdentityNow can gather your Slack account information and activity data.

Required Connectors

Connector Description
Slack The identity governance connector allows you to manage users and policy-based access controls in IdentityNow.
Activity Insights - Slack The Activity Insights connector works with your Slack identity governance connector to provide activity data for identities.

Creating an OAuth Application in Slack

You must use a Slack account with Admin access.

  1. Go to the Your Apps page in Slack.

  2. Select Create an App.

  3. Select From scratch.

  4. Enter a name for the new app. For example, you may use Activity Insights - Slack.

  5. Select the workspace you’ll develop the app in.

  6. Select Create App.

  7. In the Add features and functionality section, select the Permissions tile.

  8. Scroll to the Scopes section. Under User Token Scopes, select Add an OAuth Scope. Add the Admin scope.

  9. Under the Settings navigation menu, select Install App.

  10. Select Install to Workspace.

  11. Select Allow to allow your new Slack app to monitor your workspace.

  12. Copy your OAuth token. You’ll need this value to connect Slack to IdentityNow.

Connecting Slack to IdentityNow for Activity Insights

To connect Slack to IdentityNow, you’ll need to configure the Slack Identity Governance and Activity Insights - Slack sources in IdentityNow. This will allow IdentityNow to gather account information and activity data from Slack.

Configuring Slack Identity Governance Source

Follow the directions to create your Slack source in IdentityNow. You can also edit an existing source.

Configuring the Activity Insights - Slack Source

To display activity data from Activity Insights, you must configure the Activity Insights - Slack source in IdentityNow.

  1. Go to Admin > Connections > Sources.

  2. Select Create New to create a new source.

  3. Search for and select the Activity Insights - Slack connector.

  4. Enter a source name and description.

  5. In the Source Owner field, begin typing the name of an owner. Matches appear after you type two letters.

  6. (Optional) Select a governance group for source management.

  7. Select Continue to create the source.

  8. Select Configuration from the left panel.

  9. Enter your OAuth token from Slack in the Access Token field.

  10. Select Save to save these settings.

  11. Select Review and Test from the left panel.

  12. Select Test Connection to test the connection between the applications. You must have a successful connection for IdentityNow to gather activity data. If the test is unsuccessful, retry your credentials or contact SailPoint Support.

To gather account data, you must correlate accounts and run an aggregation for the Slack identity governance source. Your activity data will begin syncing immediately but may take up to 24 hours to display. Data will then update daily.