Progress will discontinue Telerik Platform on May 10th, 2018. Learn more

Data Connectors Object Fields Reference

Data Connectors Object Fields Reference

When creating, reading, or updating Data Connectors using the Backend Services RESTful API you need an understanding of the fields that are contained in a Data Connectors object.

This article contains this reference information:

Fields of a Relational Databases Data Connectors Object

The following table lists the fields that you need to set when creating or updating Data Connectors to relational databases. The read operation returns additional fields such as CreatedAt that are not user settable. These are marked as Read-only.

Name Type Description Restrictions
Name Text The name of the Data Connector. Example: MySQLDb Unique, Identifier
Title Text Optional. A more descriptive name of the Data Connector. If skipped, it is automatically set to match Name. None
Url Text The address of the Data Link Server. Example: https://datalinkserver.com:9090 None
ConnectionString Text A database-specific connection string.
Example: Server=myServerAddress;Database=myDB;User=myUsername;Password=myPassword;
None
Type Number The type of the Data Connector: Miscrosoft SQL Server (1), Oracle (2), MySQL (3), or PostgreSQL (4). None
ApplicationId Id Id of the application that owns this Data Connector. Read-only
CreatedAt Date and Time The time when the Data Connector was created. Read-only
ModifiedAt Date and Time The time when the Data Connector was last modified. Read-only

Fields of a Salesforce Data Connectors Object

The following table lists the fields that you need to set when creating or updating Salesforce Data Connectors. The read operation returns additional fields such as CreatedAt that are not user settable. These are marked as Read-only.

Name Type Description Restrictions
Name Text The name of the Data Connector. Example: MySalesforceAccount Unique, Identifier
Title Text Optional. A more descriptive name of the Data Connector. If skipped, it is automatically set to match Name. None
ConnectionString Text The FQDN of your Salesforce instance's login page. It is usually login.salesforce.com but can differ for custom installations. None
Type Number The type of the Data Connector. Must be 5 for Salesforce. None
ApplicationId Id Id of the application that owns this Data Connector. Read-only
CreatedAt Date and Time The time when the Data Connector was created. Read-only
ModifiedAt Date and Time The time when the Data Connector was last modified. Read-only
ApiKey Text The App ID of the app that will use the connector. Read-only
Username Text The username for the Salesforce account that will be used to access the underlying data store. This account determines the data access level. See Security for more information. None
Password Text The username for the Salesforce account that will be used to access the underlying data store. None
Token Text A Salesforce Security Token. This is an automatically generated security key used for connecting client applications to Salesforce. Can be obtained or reset from the Salesforce portal. None

See Also


Start a free trial Request a demo
Contact us: +1-888-365-2779
sales@telerik.com
Copyright © 2016-2017, Progress Software Corporation and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates. All rights reserved.