Connect to NetSuite Data in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL)

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NetSuite JDBC Driver

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Transfer NetSuite data using the visual workflow in the CloverDX data integration tool.

The CData JDBC Driver for NetSuite enables you to use the data transformation components in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL) to work with NetSuite as sources and destinations. In this article, you will use the JDBC Driver for NetSuite to set up a simple transfer into a flat file. The CData JDBC Driver for NetSuite enables you to use the data transformation components in CloverDX (formerly CloverETL) to work with NetSuite as sources and destinations. In this article, you will use the JDBC Driver for NetSuite to set up a simple transfer into a flat file.

Connect to NetSuite as a JDBC Data Source

  1. Create the connection to NetSuite data. In a new CloverDX graph, right-click the Connections node in the Outline pane and click Connections -> Create Connection. The Database Connection wizard is displayed.
  2. Click the plus icon to load a driver from a JAR. Browse to the lib subfolder of the installation directory and select the cdata.jdbc.netsuite.jar file.
  3. Enter the JDBC URL.

    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.

    Built-in Connection String Designer

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

    java -jar cdata.jdbc.netsuite.jar

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

    A typical JDBC URL is below:

    jdbc:netsuite:Account Id=XABC123456;Password=password;User=user;Role Id=3;Version=2013_1;

Query NetSuite Data with the DBInputTable Component

  1. Drag a DBInputTable from the Readers selection of the Palette onto the job flow and double-click it to open the configuration editor.
  2. In the DB connection property, select the NetSuite JDBC data source from the drop-down menu.
  3. Enter the SQL query. For example: SELECT Customer.FirstName AS CustomerName, SalesOrder.Total AS SalesOrderTotal FROM SalesOrder, Customer

Write the Output of the Query to a UniversalDataWriter

  1. Drag a UniversalDataWriter from the Writers selection onto the jobflow.
  2. Double-click the UniversalDataWriter to open the configuration editor and add a file URL.
  3. Right-click the DBInputTable and then click Extract Metadata.
  4. Connect the output port of the DBInputTable to the UniversalDataWriter.
  5. In the resulting Select Metadata menu for the UniversalDataWriter, choose the SalesOrder table. (You can also open this menu by right-clicking the input port for the UniversalDataWriter.)
  6. Click Run to write to the file.