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Connect to ADP Data in IntelliJ



Integrate connectivity to ADP data with wizards in IntelliJ.

The CData JDBC Driver for ADP enables you to access ADP as a JDBC data source, providing integration with rapid development tools in IDEs. This article shows how to use the data source configuration wizard to connect to ADP data in IntelliJ.

Create a JBDC Data Source for ADP

Follow the steps below to add the driver JAR and define connection properties required to connect to ADP data.

  1. In the Data Sources window, right-click and then click Add Data Source -> DB Data Source.
  2. In the Data Source Properties dialog that appears, the following properties are required:

    • JDBC Driver Files: Click the button next to this menu to add the JDBC Driver file cdata.jdbc.adp.jar, located in the installation directory.
    • JDBC Driver Class: In this menu, select cdata.jdbc.adp.ADPDriver from the list.
    • Database URL: Enter the connection URL in the JDBC URL property. The URL must start with jdbc:adp: and includes connection properties separated with semicolons.

      Connect to ADP by specifying the following properties:

      • SSLClientCert: Set this to the certificate provided during registration.
      • SSLClientCertPassword: Set this to the password of the certificate.
      • UseUAT: The connector makes requests to the production environment by default. If using a developer account, set UseUAT = true.
      • RowScanDepth: The maximum number of rows to scan for the custom fields columns available in the table. The default value will be set to 100. Setting a high value may decrease performance.

      The connector uses OAuth to authenticate with ADP. OAuth requires the authenticating user to interact with ADP using the browser. For more information, refer to the OAuth section in the Help documentation.

      Built-in Connection String Designer

      For assistance in constructing the JDBC URL, use the connection string designer built into the ADP JDBC Driver. Either double-click the JAR file or execute the jar file from the command-line.

      java -jar cdata.jdbc.adp.jar

      Fill in the connection properties and copy the connection string to the clipboard.

      A typical JDBC URL is the following:

      jdbc:adp:OAuthClientId=YourClientId;OAuthClientSecret=YourClientSecret;SSLClientCert='c:\cert.pfx';SSLClientCertPassword='admin@123'InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH

Edit and Save ADP Data

To discover schema information, right-click the data source you just created and click Refresh Tables. To query a table, right-click it and then click Open Tables Editor. You can also modify records in the Table Editor.