Automate NetSuite Integration Tasks from PowerShell

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NetSuite ADO.NET Provider

Rapidly create and deploy powerful .NET applications that integrate with NetSuite account data including Leads, Contacts, Opportunities, Accounts, and more!

Are you looking for a quick and easy way to access NetSuite data from PowerShell? We show how to use the Cmdlets for NetSuite and the CData ADO.NET Provider for NetSuite to connect to NetSuite data and synchronize, automate, download, and more.

The CData Cmdlets for NetSuite are standard PowerShell cmdlets that make it easy to accomplish data cleansing, normalization, backup, and other integration tasks by enabling real-time and bidirectional access to NetSuite.

Cmdlets or ADO.NET?

The cmdlets are not only a PowerShell interface to the NetSuite API, but also an SQL interface; this tutorial shows how to use both to create, retrieve, update, and delete NetSuite data. We also show examples of the ADO.NET equivalent, which is possible with the CData ADO.NET Provider for NetSuite. To access NetSuite data from other .NET applications, like LINQPad, use the CData ADO.NET Provider for NetSuite.

After obtaining the needed connection properties, accessing NetSuite data in PowerShell consists of three basic steps.

The User and Password properties, under the Authentication section, must be set to valid NetSuite user credentials. In addition, the AccountId must be set to the ID of a company account that can be used by the specified User. The RoleId can be optionally specified to log in the user with limited permissions.

See the "Getting Started" chapter of the help documentation for more information on connecting to NetSuite.


  1. Install the module:

    Install-Module NetSuiteCmdlets
  2. Connect:

    $netsuite = Connect-NetSuite -Account Id "$Account Id" -Password "$Password" -User "$User" -Role Id "$Role Id" -Version "$Version"
  3. Search for and retrieve data:

    $class_name = "Furniture : Office" $salesorder = Select-NetSuite -Connection $netsuite -Table "SalesOrder" -Where "Class_Name = `'$Class_Name`'" $salesorder

    You can also use the Invoke-NetSuite cmdlet to execute SQL commands:

    $salesorder = Invoke-NetSuite -Connection $netsuite -Query 'SELECT * FROM SalesOrder WHERE Class_Name = @Class_Name' -Params @{'@Class_Name'='Furniture : Office'}


  1. Load the provider's assembly:

    [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFile("C:\Program Files\CData\CData ADO.NET Provider for NetSuite\lib\System.Data.CData.NetSuite.dll")
  2. Connect to NetSuite:

    $conn= New-Object System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteConnection("Account Id=XABC123456;Password=password;User=user;Role Id=3;Version=2013_1;") $conn.Open()
  3. Instantiate the NetSuiteDataAdapter, execute an SQL query, and output the results:

    $sql="SELECT CustomerName, SalesOrderTotal from SalesOrder" $da= New-Object System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteDataAdapter($sql, $conn) $dt= New-Object System.Data.DataTable $da.Fill($dt) $dt.Rows | foreach { Write-Host $_.customername $_.salesordertotal }

Update NetSuite Data


Update-NetSuite -Connection $NetSuite -Columns @('CustomerName','SalesOrderTotal') -Values @('MyCustomerName', 'MySalesOrderTotal') -Table SalesOrder -Id "MyInternalId"


$cmd = New-Object System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteCommand("UPDATE SalesOrder SET Class_Name='Furniture : Office' WHERE InternalId = @myInternalId", $conn) $cmd.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteParameter("@myInternalId","10456255-0015501366")) $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()

Insert NetSuite Data


Add-NetSuite -Connection $NetSuite -Table SalesOrder -Columns @("CustomerName", "SalesOrderTotal") -Values @("MyCustomerName", "MySalesOrderTotal")


$cmd = New-Object System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteCommand("INSERT INTO SalesOrder (Class_Name) VALUES (@myClass_Name)", $conn) $cmd.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteParameter("@myClass_Name","Furniture : Office")) $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()

Delete NetSuite Data


Remove-NetSuite -Connection $NetSuite -Table "SalesOrder" -Id "MyInternalId"


$cmd = New-Object System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteCommand("DELETE FROM SalesOrder WHERE InternalId=@myInternalId", $conn) $cmd.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.CData.NetSuite.NetSuiteParameter("@myInternalId","001d000000YBRseAAH")) $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()