Read Message History

Retrieve information about messages received on Slack.

Options

Field Definition Type Required
Channel name of the channel where the message was received; a maximum of 12,000 public channels will be displayed. Dropdown TRUE
Use Date or Timestamp display option for when a message was received; options are Date or Timestamp. Dropdown TRUE

 

Note

To enter a channel ID manually, select Enter Channel ID from the dropdown and populate the Channel ID field.

Input

Field Definition Type Required
Range
If you selected the Date option, the following input fields will be avaiable:
Start Date start of the date range Date & Time FALSE
End Date end of the date range Date & Time FALSE
If you selected the Timestamp option, the following input fields will be available:
Start Timestamp start of the timestamp range String FALSE
End Timestamp end of the timestamp range String FALSE

Output

Field Definition Type
Messages
Text content of the message String
Timestamp timestamp when the message was sent Date & Time
Author ID ID of the user who sent the message String

Related topics

Slack connector

About the elements of Okta Workflows

Slack API