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Connect to Authorize.Net Data as a Federated Tables in MySQL

Use the CData Cloud Hub to set up federated tables for Authorize.Net data in MySQL .

You can use the CData Cloud Hub to set up federated tables in MySQL for Authorize.Net data. The Cloud Hub provides a MySQL interface for Authorize.Net: After configuring a virtual MySQL database for Authorize.Net, you can create a server and tables using the FEDERATED Storage Engine in MySQL. You can then work with Authorize.Net data just as you would local MySQL tables.

The CData Cloud Hub provides a pure MySQL, cloud-to-cloud interface for Authorize.Net, allowing you to easily query live Authorize.Net data alongside existing MySQL data — all without replicating the data. Using optimized data processing out of the box, the CData Cloud Hub pushes all supported SQL operations (filters, JOINs, etc) directly to Authorize.Net, leveraging server-side processing to quickly return Authorize.Net data.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for Authorize.Net Data

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

  1. Login to Cloud Hub and click Databases.
  2. Select "Authorize.Net" from Available Data Sources.
  3. Enter the necessary authentication properties to connect to Authorize.Net.

    You can obtain the necessary connection properties on the Security Settings -> General Settings page after logging into your Merchant Account.

    • UseSandbox: The Authorize.Net API to be used to process transactions. If you are using a production account, this property can be left blank. If you are using a developer test account, set this to 'TRUE'.
    • LoginID: The API login Id associated with your payment gateway account. This property is used to authenticate that you are authorized to submit website transactions. Note that this value is not the same as the login Id that you use to log in to the Merchant Interface.
    • TransactionKey: The transaction key associated with your payment gateway account. This property is used to authenticate that you are authorized to submit website transactions.
  4. Click Test Database.
  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 Authorize.Net data from any MySQL client.

Create a FEDERATED Server and Tables for Authorize.Net Data

After you have configured and started the service, create a FEDERATED server to simplify the process of creating FEDERATED tables:

Create a FEDERATED Server

The following statement will create a FEDERATED server based on the Cloud Hub. Note that the username and password of the FEDERATED server must match a user account you defined on the Cloud Hub.

CREATE SERVER fedAuthorizeNet
FOREIGN DATA WRAPPER mysql
OPTIONS (USER 'cloud_hub_user', PASSWORD 'cloud_hub_passwd', HOST 'myinstance.cdatacloud.net', PORT 3306, DATABASE 'authorizedotnetdb');

Create a FEDERATED Table

To create a FEDERATED table using our newly created server, use the CONNECTION keyword and pass the name of the FEDERATED server and the remote table (SettledBatchList). Refer to the following template for the statement to create a FEDERATED table:

CREATE TABLE fed_settledbatchlist (
  ...,
  markettype  TYPE(LEN),
  totalcharge  TYPE(LEN),
  ...,
)
ENGINE=FEDERATED
DEFAULT CHARSET=utf8
CONNECTION='fedAuthorizeNet/SettledBatchList';

NOTE: The table schema for the FEDERATED table must match the remote table schema exactly. You can always connect directly to the Cloud Hub using any MySQL client and run SHOW COLUMNS FROM SettledBatchList to get the table schema.

Execute Queries

You can now execute queries to the Authorize.Net FEDERATED tables from any tool that can connect to MySQL, which is particularly useful if you need to JOIN data from a local table with data from Authorize.Net. Refer to the following example:

SELECT 
  fed_settledbatchlist.markettype, 
  local_table.custom_field 
FROM 
  local_table 
JOIN 
  fed_settledbatchlist 
ON 
  local_table.foreign_markettype = fed_settledbatchlist.markettype;