Tips, Tricks, and Workarounds
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If you’ve ever had the need to send messages to a private channel (or wondered what the process of configuring a webhook looks like) within a BetterCloud Workflow this guide is for you. Follow along and let us know if you have any questions in the comments section below. NOTE: You will need access to BetterCloud’s API add-on in order to complete this tutorial 1) Configure the Slack Webhook The first thing you will need to do is set-up your Slack Incoming Webhook in order to be able to send a message to a private channel.Navigate to: Slack Incoming Webhooks Choose ‘Add to Slack’ Choose a channel from the ‘Post to Channel’ section Click ‘Add Incoming WebHooks integration’ Copy the ‘Webhook URL’ from this page. This will look similar to: https://hooks.slack.com/services/T011GA9NK/B0P7TR98F/mZZPPISVd6Q0BuIcTFz5t 2) Create a Custom BetterCloud IntegrationNext, you will need to create a custom action with in a custom BetterCloud Integration. This action will send a POST req
I'm not sure if you've had a chance to check out BCFS | EXT at BetterCloud Flight School yet, but this video walks through how you can set up a Workflow Trigger with a Google Form and Zapier. Check it out, and follow the link to the Flight School course to learn more! Let us know below what use case you might use this for!
More and more, we are seeing our customers implementing zero touch IT and bursting at the seams with new ideas on how to automate and create a hands-off process for their IT teams to be able to concentrate on more strategic and sensitive projects. A recent post in our BetterIT community got us thinking here at BetterCloud: How do we provide our users with a way to schedule onboarding without the use of Okta or Zapier; sticking only with Google and BetterCloud?We set out to make this workaround happen, and today we’re providing instructions on how you can set up onboarding using a Google Sheet, an Apps Script, and BetterCloud. This allows IT admins to set a specific date as an employee’s onboard day, detailing down to the hour when onboarding should occur. It ensures that the user is set up for success on day 1.Please note: This Apps Script is designed to only move users into their onboarding OU. This should not be used to schedule any other automated processes. We do not recommend modi
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