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bead
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Slack - Post message (V2) -- private channel doesn't show in dropdown menu

I made a flow that uses the Slack - Post message (V2) component. Originally, the component did not show the private channel I needed in the dropdown. I looked at the Slack account of the email I was using and discovered it didn't have access. I invited the user to the channel, it was approved by an admin, and the private channel then showed up in the dropdown and I was able to post to it with the flow.

 

Then I deleted that Slack - Post message (V2) step and made it again exactly the way I just described, except the private channel wouldn't show in the dropdown. The user definitely has access to the private channel in Slack.

 

What things can I try / settings to check / etc. to get this private channel to show in the dropdown again? Thanks

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Mari
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Hello! Try clicking the ellipsis (...) in right corner of the action, look at the connections and see if the flow is using a connection from a user that has access to the channel.

I do not have a Slack account to repro this issue, but I was wondering if you see any options to enter custom values in that dropdown. Per the documentation, you may be able to enter a name or ID: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/connectors/slack/#post-message-(v2)

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Best regards,

 

Community Support Team - Mari
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