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Slack channels are not showed in configuration

  • 1 March 2021
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Hi,

I’m trying to use the Freshdesk-Slack integration..

I added some new public channels to our Slack in order to redirect the notifications there, and when I’m trying to add these channels to the Access Public Channels, they are not in the list of choices.

Any idea on what the problem might be?

This is happening only with the public channels, if I create a private channel it appears in the Access Private Channels list immediately

 

Thanks!

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Best answer by Keer 2 March 2021, 19:55

Hi @LeonLer, I hope you are doing well today! 

 

With respect to the issue with slack channels, can you confirm if the public channel is listed in the first 100 channels as we are fetching only the first 100 public channels from our side during the integration? 


​Also, can you confirm if the user who performs the integration is an admin user in Slack with all privileges like: commands, bot,channels:read, chat:write:bot,identify,groups:read, im:write, im:history, groups:history, channels:history, users:read, im:read?

 

If yes, to narow-down the issue further can you please write to support@freshdesk.com and our support buddies would be glad to assist you further on this case. 

 

Thank you, 

Keer, 

Freshdesk Community Team 

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Hi @LeonLer, I hope you are doing well today! 

 

With respect to the issue with slack channels, can you confirm if the public channel is listed in the first 100 channels as we are fetching only the first 100 public channels from our side during the integration? 


​Also, can you confirm if the user who performs the integration is an admin user in Slack with all privileges like: commands, bot,channels:read, chat:write:bot,identify,groups:read, im:write, im:history, groups:history, channels:history, users:read, im:read?

 

If yes, to narow-down the issue further can you please write to support@freshdesk.com and our support buddies would be glad to assist you further on this case. 

 

Thank you, 

Keer, 

Freshdesk Community Team 

Hi Keer,
I’m fine thank you, hope you are well too :)

 

The channel is probably not listed in the first 100 channels because we have 179 of them and the ones I created are the newest ones. I’m guessing that would be the problem here... Do you have a way to work around that? Or a way to get the channels into the first 100?

The user is an admin user with all the privileges on both Slack and Freshdesk.

In any case, I sent an email to the support as well.

 

Thank you for the answer,

Leon

I had the same problem this makes the Slack app next to useless, after pressing for an increase in the number of channels brought back they have closed my support ticket.

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