Slack shortcuts to work with Incident Response

The Incident Response application connects to Slack so that your team can work together more efficiently. Use shortcuts to take actions in another service without leaving Slack.

How to access Slack shortcuts

Slack shortcuts Action

Global shortcuts — Shortcuts that you can use anywhere in Slack from the shortcuts menu or search results.

Way to access global shortcut.
  1. From a channel or direct message (DM), click the Slack shortcuts icon (The Slack shortcuts icon.).
  2. Select the Lightstep Incident Response app.
  3. Select the shortcut.
  4. Enter the required information.
  5. Click Submit.

Message shortcuts — Shortcuts that you can use from any messages.

Way to access message shortcut.
  1. Hover over a message in Slack.
  2. Click the more actions icon (More actions icon.) and select the message shortcut from the menu.
    Note: If you don't see the shortcut that you're looking for, click More message shortcuts to view a complete list.
  3. Select the shortcut.
  4. Enter the required information.
  5. Click Submit.

Built-in Incident Response Slack shortcuts

Global shortcuts Description
Add Comments/Work Notes Add comments and work notes to your alert.
Create Incident Create an incident.
Message shortcuts Description
Add Comments/Work Notes Add comments and work notes to your alert.