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Step 5: Enable API Access in Skyhigh CASB


  • You can also enable API access for existing Slack Non-Enterprise (Pro or Business+) instances via a Custom OAuth application.
  • To enable API access for existing Slack Non-Enterprise instances via a Custom OAuth app, you must first disable API access for your Slack instance in Skyhigh CASB, and follow the steps from Step 2 to re-enable API access for your Slack Non-Enterprise instance.


To enable API access for Slack Non-Enterprise instance:

  1. In Skyhigh CASB, go to Settings > Service Management.
  2. Select the newly created Slack instance from the list of Services.
  3. Go to the Setup tab, and click Enable.
  1. On the Review Prerequisites page, review the mandatory prerequisites.
  2. Select the checkbox to confirm that you have completed the prerequisites. 
  3. Click Next
  4. On the Provide API Credentials page, configure the following:
    1. Non-Enterprise. Select this to enable API access for your Slack Non-Enterprise instance. 
    2. Slack Non-Enterprise (Pro/Business+) Workspace URL. Enter the Workspace URL of your Slack Non-Enterprise instance.
    3. Slack Client ID and Slack Client Secret. Enter the Custom OAuth app credentials (Client ID, and Client Secret) retrieved from Step 4.
  5. Click Authentication.
    You are redirected to the Slack Login page.
  6. Log in to your Slack Non-Enterprise account using admin credentials.
  7. Review the list of permissions that Slack grants Skyhigh CASB, and click Allow.
  8. Click Done.

API access is now enabled for your Slack Non-Enterprise instance in Skyhigh CASB.


IMPORTANT: After integrating Skyhigh CASB with Slack successfully, you can define DLP policies and attach them to your Slack Non-Enterprise instance in Skyhigh CASB. For details on supported DLP Policy Rules & Response Actions, see Supported DLP Policy Rules and Response Actions.

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