Steps to configure your Atlan Slack app

What is the Slack app all about?

Connect Atlan with Slack! With two of your most important workspaces connected, you can send notifications from Atlan directly into Slack.

Here are few benefits that the Atlan + Slack integration enables:

  • ๐Ÿ’ฌ Get notifications when someone is tagged in an Atlan asset chat.

  • ๐Ÿ”” Send a Slack message directly from Atlan using *!* inside the asset chat.

  • ๐Ÿก Share Atlan links to Slack from the asset, glossary, or saved query profiles, all without leaving Atlan!

Here's a demo video for you:

๐Ÿš€ How to add the Atlan app to your Slack

STEP 1: Add the Atlan app to Slack

  1. Go to your Atlan admin page.

  2. Select the Slack tab under Integrations.

  3. Click on the "Add to Slack" button.

  4. Click "Allow" on the Slack authentication page.

Atlan Slack admin setup

๐Ÿ‘€ Note: If you don't have the rights to install an app in your Slack workspace, you will have to do Step 2 below.

STEP 2: Request to install the Atlan app

If you see the "Request to install" screen (below), follow these steps:

Slack app approval view
  1. Add a message for your Slack admin to install the app.

  2. Hit the "Submit" button.

  3. Reach out to your Slack workspace admin to approve the installation of the Atlan app.

  4. Once they do, you will get an alert from Slackbot telling you that the Atlan app is installed.

Slacbot confirmation
  1. Go back to the Admin tab inside Atlan, and repeat Step 1.

STEP 3: Set up the chat alerts channel

Select a channel from the dropdown menu to receive Atlan chat notifications in Slack.

Atlan Slack channel setup

And your Atlan and Slack apps are now integrated! ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿ‘€ Note: To delete the Slack data stored inside Atlan, click the "Disconnect" button from Slack's Admin tab inside Atlan. Read our privacy policy here.