Setup Guide

Follow these steps to connect LinkedIn to your CData Connect account:

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

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

  3. Type LinkedIn into the search field, then click the data source name.

  4. On the Basic Settings tab of the new connection, enter a connection name or keep the default name.

  5. (Optional) Enter your Company Id. This is the number that appears in the URL; for example, in the URL, 1337 is the Company Id.

  6. Click Sign in to connect securely through OAuth. This action opens the LinkedIn sign-in page in a new tab.

  7. Log into your LinkedIn account and provide the requested permissions (if applicable).

  8. At the top of the CData Connect Add LinkedIn Connection page, click Save & Test.

    • If the connection test succeeds, a message indicates that your connection has been created.

    • If the connection test fails, ensure that you entered your login information correctly with no stray spaces or other characters. Then, try again.

More Information

For more information about interactions between CData Connect and LinkedIn, see this information page.