Cisco Webex Teams Bot
Cisco Webex Teams Bot is a communication platform that that posts content and collaborates with other people through bot, on your behalf. You can create your own bot(s) using Cisco Webex Teams developer portal and can then use it to perform specified tasks on your behalf.
Triggers when a new message is posted
New Direct Message
Triggers when a new direct messaged is posted
Triggers when a message is deleted
Triggers when a new membership is created
Triggers when an existing membership is updated
Triggers when a membership is deleted
Triggers when a new space is created
To use Cisco Webex Teams Bot in your flow, you will first need to connect Cisco Webex Teams Bot to Built.io Flow Enterprise.
To do this, drag any Cisco Webex Teams Bot action listed under Cisco Webex Teams Bot service on the canvas and click on ‘Add New’ option listed under ‘Authorize Cisco Webex Teams Bot’ field in the configuration window. A new window will appear where you need to enter the access token of your ‘Cisco Webex Teams Bot’ account to create the connection. You can also rename the connection in the ‘Connection Label’ field.
To retrieve the access token, you first need to login to your Cisco Webex Teams account, and click on this link. It will take you to a developer guide for creating a Cisco Webex Teams Bot.
On the dashboard in that window you can see a ‘My Apps’ tab beside your profile picture. When you click on this tab, you can see the list of all bots of your account.
Click on the bot you wish to use to connect with your Cisco Webex Teams account. (In case you have not created any bot yet, click here to know how to do it.) You will be redirected to the bot configuration window.
Click on the ‘Regenerate Access Token’ link given. Copy the newly generated access token and paste it in the ‘Access Token’ field in the Cisco Webex Teams Bot connection window and click on the ‘ADD’ button.
You can now see the added connection under ‘Connect to Cisco Webex Teams Bot’ field. Once added, this connection will be available in all Cisco Webex Teams Bot actions and triggers.
In order to create a Cisco Webex Teams Bot, first you need to login to your Cisco Webex Teams account. Next, click on this link, and click on the ‘My Apps’ tab given beside your profile picture. You will be redirected to ‘My Apps’ window.
Click on the ‘+’ icon. You will be prompted to select whether you wish to create an integration or a bot. Click on ‘Create a Bot’ button. You will be redirected to a ‘New Bot’ configuration window. Fill out the required details and click on ‘Add Bot’ button.
This will take you to ‘Bot’ settings page, where you can all the settings including ‘Access Token’ for this bot.
You can use this token while configuring ‘Cisco Webex Teams Bot’ connection.
The major difference between Cisco Webex Teams and Cisco Webex Teams Bot is, Cisco Webex Teams lets you communicate directly with other users whereas Cisco Webex Teams Bot communicates with other users through bot. So If you are using 'Get Space Messages' action in Cisco Webex Teams, it will fetch all the messages from the specified space, whereas Cisco Webex Teams Bot will only fetch messages in which your 'bot' is mentioned.