Slack Message Via RPG

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Slack Message Via RPG


IBM 7.2 with technology refresh 7 or higher. For more details concerning the Slack interface used, please see Slack Chat Post Message Method.

SLKMSG - Send a message to a slack channel using a bot

BOTH            COMP              'Company code'                   3A
BOTH            CHANNEL           'Slack Channel'                100A
BOTH            MESSAGE           'Message to send'            32000A

Please note that the message program – SLKMSG – currently requires that the channel and message fields be terminated by a ‘*’. Basic usage example:

call slkmsg parm('TOM' 'Updates*' 'This is an update sent to the Updates channel by <@tom>.*')