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Query Salesforce Pardot Data in MySQL Workbench

Create a virtual MySQL database for Salesforce Pardot data in CData Connect (or Connect Server) and work with live Salesforce Pardot data in MySQL Workbench.

MySQL Workbench allows users to administer MySQL environments and gain better visibility into databases. When paired with CData Connect (on-premise or Connect Server), you get live access to Salesforce Pardot data as if it were a MySQL database. This article shows how to create a virtual database for Salesforce Pardot in Connect and work with live Salesforce Pardot data in MySQL Workbench.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for Salesforce Pardot Data

CData Connect uses a straightforward, point-and-click interface to connect to data sources and generate APIs.

  1. Login to Connect and click Connections.
  2. Select "Salesforce Pardot" from Available Data Sources.
  3. Enter the necessary authentication properties to connect to Salesforce Pardot.

    Salesforce Pardot supports connecting through API Version, Username, Password and User Key.

    • ApiVersion: The Salesforce Pardot API version which the provided account can access. Defaults to 4.
    • User: The Username of the Salesforce Pardot account.
    • Password: The Password of the Salesforce Pardot account.
    • UserKey: The unique User Key for the Salesforce Pardot account. This key does not expire.
    • IsDemoAccount (optional): Set to TRUE to connect to a demo account.

    Accessing the Pardot User Key

    The User Key of the current account may be accessed by going to Settings -> My Profile, under the API User Key row.

  4. Click Save Changes
  5. Click Privileges -> Add and add the new user (or an existing user) with the appropriate permissions.

With the virtual database created, you are ready to connect to Salesforce Pardot from MySQL Workbench.

Query Salesforce Pardot from MySQL Workbench

The steps below outline connecting to the virtual Salesforce Pardot database in Connect from MySQL Workbench and issuing basic queries to work with live Salesforce Pardot data.

Connect to Salesforce Pardot through Connect

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData Connect).
  3. Set the Hostname, Port, and Username parameters to connect to the SQL Gateway.
  4. Click Store in Vault to set and store the password.
  5. Click Test Connection to ensure the connection is configured properly and click OK.

Query Salesforce Pardot Data

  1. Open the connection you just created (CData Connect).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve Salesforce Pardot data, like SELECT * FROM pardotdb.Prospects;

With access to live Salesforce Pardot data from MySQL Workbench, you can easily query and update Salesforce Pardot, just like you would a MySQL database. Request a demo of the CData Connect and start working with Salesforce Pardot just like a MySQL database today.