Available on plans: Starter, Pro, Business, Enterprise
The Dashboard Schedules can be easily set up to send a dashboard (image, PDF, Excel or CSVs) to a Slack channel (or several).
This uses the Slack Email App and a specifically created mail-in email address. When we send emails to Slack email addresses, we specifically format it so it renders nicely in Slack.
- the channels can be both public and private
- the emails to slack are sent separately from regular user emails, so in case you choose the "Hide this address" option in Slack, it is not exposed in the email `To:` field
- You can also use this for SQL alerts, the alert email is also adjusted to work nicely in Slack
You can find the full details on how to set the Slack email app here, here is a brief overview of the few simple steps involved:
Step 1. Install the Email app on your slack account: https://slack.com/apps/A0F81496D-email
Step 2. Create a new integration setting and select a channel that should receive the emails:
Step 3. Use the @xxx.slack.com email address in your dashboard schedules:
Step 4: Try it out: