The Lyftron Provider for Box offers the most natural way to access Box data from Lyftron with ease and also enables to connect with BI, MDM & ML tools, Data warehouses, Databases and other SAAS based applications with zero code and zero infrastructure requirements. The provider wraps the complexity of accessing Box data into easy-to-integrate relational fully managed ANSI Sql format. Make faster and better business decisions with Lyftron’s Box data provider and automatically build your data migration pipelines in minutes, not months
The provider hides the complexity of accessing data and provides additional powerful security features, smart caching, batching, socket management, and more.
- Comprehensive Delta load mechanism.
- Real-time access to Box.
- Comprehensive full support of ANSI Sql to query data with ease.
- Collaborative query processing.
The user must have credentials for Box, Lyftron and your destination data warehouse, lake or database to perform the data pipeline operation with Lyftron
Establishing a Connection with Lyftron's Quickstart Steps
Create your Box connection with Lyftron by following the 5 easy steps show below:
Step1. Add your connection
Click on Connect section on the left panel → Click on Add Connection button
Step2. Select your connector
In the connector selection panel, search and click Box for your connection
Step3. Enter your connection details
In the Connection String section enter the values of the below parameters. The following connection string is required to establish Box connection with Lyftron.InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH;OAuthClientId=[your_clientId];OAuthClientSecret=[your_ClientSecret];
|Connection Name||Enter your connection details||Required|
|Logfile**||Use the logfile option to debug your job and provide your connection name to generate the log file. [ConnectionConfigurationPath]\Connection_name_log.tx||Optional|
|Verbosity**||Choose verbosity 1-5 based on the severity of debugging||Optional|
** For more information, check the Lyftron logging and debugging section.
Step4. Test your connection
Once you are done entering your connection details, simply click on the Test Connection button to test the connectivity. In case your connection fails, add Logfile and Verbosity parameters and check the Lyftron logging and debugging section, to debug the error.
Step5. Save your connection
You can work with all the tables in your account using the provider. The provider connects to Box and gets the list of tables and the metadata for the tables by calling the appropriate Web services. Any changes you make to your Box account, such as adding a new table, adding new columns, or changing the data type of a column, will immediately be reflected when you connect using the provider.
|CollectionListings||Tables||Query and delete information regarding different collects.|
|Collects||Tables||Query, insert, or delete information regarding different collects.|
|Countries||Tables||Create, select, update, and delete information regarding countries.|
|CustomCollections||Tables||Query, insert, update, or delete information regarding different custom collections.|
|CustomerAddresses||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query customer addresses.|
|Customers||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query customers.|
|DiscountCodes||Tables||Create, select, update, and delete information regarding discount codes.|
|DraftOrders||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query draft orders.|
|FulfillmentEvents||Tables||Create, delete, and query information regarding fulfillment events.|
|Fulfillments||Tables||Create, update, and query fulfillments.|
|FulfillmentServices||Tables||Query, create, update, and delete information regarding different fulfillment services.|
|InventoryItems||Tables||Query and update information regarding different inventory items.|
|InventoryLevels||Tables||Query, create, and update information regarding different inventory levels.|
|MarketingEvents||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query marketing events.|
|OrderRisks||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query order risks.|
|Orders||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query orders.|
|OrderTransactions||Tables||Create and query transactions.|
|PriceRules||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query price rules.|
|ProductListings||Tables||Query and delete product listings.|
|Products||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query products.|
|ProductVariants||Tables||Query and delete product listings.|
|Provinces||Tables||Query and update information regarding different provinces.|
|Refunds||Tables||Create and query refunds.|
|SmartCollections||Tables||Query, insert, update, or delete information regarding different smart collections.|
|AbandonedCheckouts||Views||Query abandoned checkouts.|
|Events||Views||Retrieve events which have happened in your shop.|
|Locations||Views||Retrieve information regarding store locations.|
|NoteAttributes||Views||Query note attributes belonging to an order or draft order.|
|OrderItemProperties||Views||Query order item properties.|
|OrdersItems||Views||Query order items.|
|Payouts||Views||Retrieves a list of all payouts ordered by payout date, with the most recent being first.|
|PayoutTransactions||Views||Retrieves a list of all balance transactions ordered by processing time, with the most recent being first.|
|ProductOptions||Views||Query product options.|
|RefundAdjustments||Views||Create and query transactions.|
|RefundsItems||Views||Get data on OrdersItems that have been refunded.|
|ShippingItems||Views||Query order shipping.|
|ShippingZones||Views||Retrieve information regarding shipping zones.|
|Shop||Views||Contains general settings and information about the shop.|
|TaxItems||Views||Query order taxes.|
To view a detailed advanced settings options, go to Box Advanced Settings. Complete list of the parameters you can configure in the connection string can be found by clicking Connection String Parameters.