The Lyftron Provider for OData offers the most natural way to access OData 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 OData data into easy-to-integrate relational fully managed ANSI Sql format. Make faster and better business decisions with Lyftron’s OData 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 OData.
- Comprehensive full support of ANSI Sql to query data with ease.
- Collaborative query processing.
The user must have credentials for OData, 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 OData 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 OData 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 OData connection with Lyftron.user=[your_user];password=[your_password];URL=[your_URL];
|Connection Name||Enter your connection details||Required|
|User||Enter your username||Required|
|Password||Enter your password||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 toOData and gets the list of tables and the metadata for the tables by calling the appropriate Web services. Any changes you make to your OData 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.
|CreateAssociation||Creates an association between two entities based on a navigation property.|
|GetOAuthAccessToken||Gets the auth token used to authenticate to the service.|
|GetOAuthAuthorizationUrl||Gets an authorization URL from the data source. The authorization URL can be used to generate a verifier required to obtain the OAuth token.|
|GetSAPCSRFToken||Returns a CSRF token and cookie for authentication to SAP.|
|ListAssociations||Lists associations for a given table and navigation property.|
|ListNavigationProperties||Lists navigation properties for a given table and the tables they are associated with. Navigation properties are used by the Association stored procedures.|
|RefreshOAuthAccessToken||Obtains an updated OAuthAccessToken if passed a token to refresh.|
|RemoveAssociation||Removes an association between two entities based on a navigation property.|
|Search||Searches OData using the given URL.|
To view a detailed advanced settings options, go to OData Advanced Settings. Complete list of the parameters you can configure in the connection string can be found by clicking Connection String Parameters.