What is Slack Connect?

Environment

U-M Slack, Slack Connect

Issue

What is Slack Connect? How do I use Slack Connect?

Resolution

Slack Connect allows you to collaborate with other workspaces outside of U-M Slack using shared channels and direct messages (DMs).

Caution: If you accept a Slack Connect invitation from an external organization, you cannot share any sensitive data allowed in U-M Slack in that channel. Because the invite did not originate from U-M Slack and the channel is owned by an external organization, our data protections do not apply.

Additional Information

Slack Help Center article on Slack Connect.

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.

Details

Article ID: 7077
Created
Mon 1/24/22 11:42 AM
Modified
Fri 10/20/23 4:34 PM

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