Manage Magento Data in DBArtisan as a JDBC Source

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Use wizards in DBArtisan to create a JDBC data source for Magento.

The CData JDBC Driver for Magento seamlessly integrates Magento data into database management tools like DBArtisan by enabling you to access Magento data as a database. This article shows how to create a JDBC source for Magento in DBArtisan. You can then edit data visually and execute standard SQL.

Integrate Magento Data into DBArtisan Projects

Follow the steps below to register Magento data as a database instance in your project:

  1. In DBArtisan, click Data Source -> Register Datasource.
  2. Select Generic JDBC.
  3. Click Manage.
  4. In the resulting dialog, click New. Enter a name for the driver and click Add. In the resulting dialog, navigate to the driver JAR. The driver JAR is located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory.
  5. In the Connection URL box, enter credentials and other required connection properties in the JDBC URL.

    Magento uses the OAuth 1 authentication standard. To connect to the Magento REST API, you will need to obtain values for the OAuthClientId, OAuthClientSecret, and CallbackURL connection properties by registering an app with your Magento system. See the "Getting Started" section in the help documentation for a guide to obtaining the OAuth values and connecting.

    You will also need to provide the URL to your Magento system. The URL depends on whether you are using the Magento REST API as a customer or administrator.

    • Customer: To use Magento as a customer, make sure you have created a customer account in the Magento homepage. To do so, click Account -> Register. You can then set the URL connection property to the endpoint of your Magento system.

    • Administrator: To access Magento as an administrator, set CustomAdminPath instead. This value can be obtained in the Advanced settings in the Admin menu, which can be accessed by selecting System -> Configuration -> Advanced -> Admin -> Admin Base URL.

      If the Use Custom Admin Path setting on this page is set to YES, the value is inside the Custom Admin Path text box; otherwise, set the CustomAdminPath connection property to the default value, which is "admin".

    Built-in Connection String Designer

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

    java -jar cdata.jdbc.magento.jar

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

    Below is a typical connection string:

    jdbc:magento:OAuthClientId=MyConsumerKey;OAuthClientSecret=MyConsumerSecret;CallbackURL=http://127.0.0.1:33333;Url=https://mymagentohost.com;InitiateOAuth=GETANDREFRESH
  6. Finish the wizard to connect to Magento data. Magento entities are displayed in the Datasource Explorer.

You can now work with Magento data as you work with any other database. See the driver help documentation for more information on the queries supported by the Magento API.