Create Channel activity

An activity that creates a channel in Microsoft Teams.


Create Channel activity

Configure the Create Channel activity

To configure the Create Channel activity, do the procedure in this topic.

Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Open Process Builder.

    For information about how to open this screen, refer to Process Builder.


    Open Process Builder
  2. In the Process Builder, in the Activity Library, open the Microsoft Teams tab.

    Open Microsoft Teams tab
  3. On the Microsoft Teams tab, drag the Create Channel activity onto your process.

    Drag Create Channel activity

General Configuration

Specifies the basic settings for the Create Channel activity.

Figure: General Configuration screen

General Configuration screen

Good to Know

  • Documentation for this screen is provided for completeness. The fields are mostly self-explanatory.

Fields

Field Name Definition

Display Name

Function:
Specifies the activity name that shows in your process.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No
Example:
This is a common configuration field that is used in many examples. Refer to:
  • Examples - Step-by-step use case examples, information about what types of examples are provided in the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation, and other resources where you can find more examples.

Description

Function:
Specifies an optional text description for your activity.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
No

Create Channel Configuration

Specifies information about the channel to create in Microsoft Teams.

Figure: Create Channel Configuration screen

Create Channel Configuration screen

Fields

Field Name Definition

Microsoft Teams

Function:
Specifies the access token that connects to your Microsoft Teams service.
Accepted Values:
A list of access tokens configured for your environment.
Default Value:
None

Create Add Token icon

Opens this Screen:
Access Token for Microsoft Teams
Function of this Screen:
Configure an access token to connect to Microsoft Teams.

Team

Function:
Specifies the team name in Microsoft Teams.
Accepted Values:
A team name from the list.

When you select the access token from the Microsoft Teams field, this field shows the team names associated with the access token.

Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes

Channel Name

Function:
Specifies the name of the channel in Microsoft Teams.
Accepted Values:
One line of text that can have spaces.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?

Channel Description

Function:
Specifies a description for the channel in Microsoft Teams.
Accepted Values:
More than one line of text.
Default Value:
None

Response ID

Function:
Specifies a process data variable to store the ID associated with the channel in Microsoft Teams.
Accepted Values:
A process data variable that accepts an alphanumeric string with no spaces or special characters.
Default Value:
None
Accepts Process Data Variables:
Yes
Limitations:

Some information about third-party integrations is outside the scope of the AgilePoint NX Product Documentation. It is the responsibility of the vendors who create and maintain these technologies to provide this information. This includes specific business use cases and examples; explanations for third-party concepts; details about the data models and input and output data formats for third-party technologies; and various types of IDs, URL patterns, connection string formats, or other technical information that is specific to the third-party technologies. For more information, refer to Where Can I Find Information and Examples for Third-Party Integrations?