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The Bullhorn CRM ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live data from Bullhorn CRM, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

Access Bullhorn CRM data like you would a database - read, write, and update Bullhorn CRM Candidates, Resumes, Searches, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.

How to Query Bullhorn CRM Data in MySQL Workbench

Execute MySQL queries against live Bullhorn CRM data from MySQL Workbench.

You can use the SQL Gateway from the ODBC Driver for Bullhorn CRM to query Bullhorn CRM data through a MySQL interface. Follow the procedure below to start the MySQL remoting service of the SQL Gateway and work with live Bullhorn CRM data in MySQL Workbench.

Connect to Bullhorn CRM Data

If you have not already done so, provide values for the required connection properties in the data source name (DSN). You can use the built-in Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to configure the DSN. This is also the last step of the driver installation. See the "Getting Started" chapter in the help documentation for a guide to using the Microsoft ODBC Data Source Administrator to create and configure a DSN.

Begin by providing your Bullhorn CRM account credentials in the following:

If you are uncertain about your data center code, codes like CLS2, CLS21, etc. are cluster IDs that are contained in a user's browser URL (address bar) once they are logged in.

Example: indicates that the logged in user is on CLS21.

Authenticating with OAuth

Bullhorn CRM uses the OAuth 2.0 authentication standard. To authenticate using OAuth, create and configure a custom OAuth app. See the Help documentation for more information.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to Bullhorn CRM data as a virtual MySQL database. You will configure a MySQL remoting service that listens for MySQL requests from clients. The service can be configured in the SQL Gateway UI.

Creating a MySQL Remoting Service in SQL Gateway (Salesforce is shown)

Query Bullhorn CRM from MySQL Workbench

The steps below outline connecting to the virtual Bullhorn CRM database created in the SQL Gateway from MySQL Workbench and issuing basic queries to work with live Bullhorn CRM data.

Connect to Bullhorn CRM through the SQL Gateway

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData SQL Gateway for Bullhorn CRM).
  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 Bullhorn CRM Data

  1. Open the connection you just created (CData SQL Gateway for Bullhorn CRM).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve Bullhorn CRM data, like SELECT * FROM `CData BullhornCRM Sys`.Candidate;

With access to live Bullhorn CRM data from MySQL Workbench, you can easily query and update Bullhorn CRM, just like you would a MySQL database. Get started now with a free, 30-day trial of the CData ODBC Driver for Bullhorn CRM and the CData SQL Gateway.