The CData Connect API Connector provides an easy and fully customizable way to connect directly to an API. You can connect to proprietary endpoints, filter relevant columns, run queries, and manage user access right from your CData Connect account.

Follow these steps to connect your API:

  1. Open the Connections page of the CData Connect dashboard.

  2. Click + Add Connection in the upper-right corner.

  3. Type API in the search field, then click the datasource name.

  4. Connect and configure your API. Three settings tabs are available. Start with the global settings, then continue to create tables and set permissions. Click the links below to view detailed documentation.

    • Global Settings—set global connection properties, authentication, headers, and pagination.

    • Tables—create tables, configure properties and filter columns.

    • Permissions—manage user access.