The Lyftron Provider for SharePoint offers the most natural way to access SharePoint 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 SharePoint data into easy-to-integrate relational fully managed ANSI Sql format. Make faster and better business decisions with Lyftron’s SharePoint 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 SharePoint.
- Comprehensive full support of ANSI Sql to query data with ease.
- Collaborative query processing.
The user must have credentials for SharePoint,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 SharePoint 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 SharePoint 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 SharePoint connection with Lyftron."User=[your_UserAccount];Password=[your_Password];AuthScheme=NTLM;URL=[http://sharepointserver/mysite;]"
|Connection Name||Enter your connection details||Required|
|User||Enter your username||Required|
|Password||Enter your password||Required|
|AuthScheme||Enter your AuthScheme||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.
If you want more detailed information about how to establish a connection with Lyftron, click on Lyftron Connection Quick Start guide.
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
The Lyftron Provider for SharePoint models entities in the SharePoint API as tables, views, and stored procedures. These are defined in schema files, which are simple, text-based configuration files.
API limitations and requirements are documented in this section; you can use the SupportEnhancedSQL feature, set by default, to circumvent most of these limitations.
The Lyftron Provider for SharePoint models Item Listings in tables so that they can be easily queried, updated, and deleted. You can list items on your SharePoint store by calling the AddItem stored procedure.
Views are tables that cannot be modified. Typically, read-only data are shown as views.
|Announcements||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query items in Announcement lists.|
|Attachments||Tables||Read or delete Attachments for the specified item on the specified list.|
|Calendar||Tables||Create, update, query, and delete items in SharePoint Calendar lists.|
|Contacts||Tables||Create, update, query, and delete items in SharePoint Contact lists.|
|Documents||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query Documents from SharePoint libraries.|
|Groups||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query Groups from SharePoint.|
|IssueTracking||Tables||Create, update, query, and delete items in SharePoint Issue Tracking lists.|
|Links||Tables||Create, update, query, and delete items in SharePoint Link lists.|
|Pictures||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query documents in a picture library.|
|Roles||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query Roles from SharePoint.|
|Tasks||Tables||Create, update, query, and delete items in a SharePoint Tasks list.|
|Users||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query Users from SharePoint.|
|Views||Tables||Create, update, delete, and query the available lists in SharePoint|
|FileVersions||Views||Lists the versions of files available on SharePoint.|
|GetValidTerms||Views||Gets a list of valid terms for the specified column on the specified table.|
|Lists||Views||Lists the available lists in SharePoint.|
|Permissions||Views||The permissions for a site or list.|
|Subsites||Views||This lists the available subsites.|