Replicate Multiple Microsoft OneDrive Accounts

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Replicate multiple Microsoft OneDrive accounts to one or many databases.

CData Sync for Microsoft OneDrive is a stand-alone application that provides solutions for a variety of replication scenarios such as replicating sandbox and production instances into your database. Both Sync for Windows and Sync for Java include a command-line interface (CLI) that makes it easy to manage multiple Microsoft OneDrive connections. In this article we show how to use the CLI to replicate multiple Microsoft OneDrive accounts.

Configure Microsoft OneDrive Connections

You can save connection and email notification settings in an XML configuration file. To replicate multiple Microsoft OneDrive accounts, use multiple configuration files. Below is an example configuration to replicate Microsoft OneDrive to SQLite:

Windows

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <CDataSync> <DatabaseType>SQLite</DatabaseType> <DatabaseProvider>System.Data.SQLite</DatabaseProvider> <ConnectionString>OAuthClientId=MyApplicationId;OAuthClientSecret=MySecretKey;OAuthCallbackURL=http://localhost:33333;</ConnectionString> <ReplicateAll>False</ReplicateAll> <NotificationUserName></NotificationUserName> <DatabaseConnectionString>Data Source=C:\my.db</DatabaseConnectionString> <TaskSchedulerStartTime>09:51</TaskSchedulerStartTime> <TaskSchedulerInterval>Never</TaskSchedulerInterval> </CDataSync>

Java

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?> <CDataSync> <DatabaseType>SQLite</DatabaseType> <DatabaseProvider>org.sqlite.JDBC</DatabaseProvider> <ConnectionString>OAuthClientId=MyApplicationId;OAuthClientSecret=MySecretKey;OAuthCallbackURL=http://localhost:33333;</ConnectionString> <ReplicateAll>False</ReplicateAll> <NotificationUserName></NotificationUserName> <DatabaseConnectionString>Data Source=C:\my.db</DatabaseConnectionString> </CDataSync>

OneDrive uses the OAuth authentication standard. To authenticate using OAuth, you will need to create an app to obtain the OAuthClientId, OAuthClientSecret, and CallbackURL connection properties. See the OAuth section of the Help documentation for an authentication guide.

Configure Queries for Each Microsoft OneDrive Instance

Sync enables you to control replication with standard SQL. The REPLICATE statement is a high-level command that caches and maintains a table in your database. You can define any SELECT query supported by the Microsoft OneDrive API. The statement below caches and incrementally updates a table of Microsoft OneDrive data:

REPLICATE Files;

You can specify a file containing the replication queries you want to use to update a particular database. Separate replication statements with semicolons. The following options are useful if you are replicating multiple Microsoft OneDrive accounts into the same database:

You can use a different table prefix in the REPLICATE SELECT statement:

REPLICATE PROD_Files SELECT * FROM Files

Alternatively, you can use a different schema:

REPLICATE PROD.Files SELECT * FROM Files

Run Sync

After you have configured the connection strings and replication queries, you can run Sync with the following command-line options:

Windows

OneDriveSync.exe -g MyProductionOneDriveConfig.xml -f MyProductionOneDriveSync.sql

Java

java -Xbootclasspath/p:c:\sqlitejdbc.jar -jar OneDriveSync.jar -g MyProductionOneDriveConfig.xml -f MyProductionOneDriveSync.sql