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Query Salesforce Pardot Data in MySQL Workbench

Execute MySQL queries against live Salesforce Pardot data from MySQL Workbench.

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

Connect to Salesforce Pardot 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.

Salesforce Pardot supports connecting through API Version, Username, Password and User Key.

  • ApiVersion: The Salesforce Pardot API version which the provided account can access. Defaults to 4.
  • User: The Username of the Salesforce Pardot account.
  • Password: The Password of the Salesforce Pardot account.
  • UserKey: The unique User Key for the Salesforce Pardot account. This key does not expire.
  • IsDemoAccount (optional): Set to TRUE to connect to a demo account.

Accessing the Pardot User Key

The User Key of the current account may be accessed by going to Settings -> My Profile, under the API User Key row.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to Salesforce Pardot 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.

Query Salesforce Pardot from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to Salesforce Pardot through the SQL Gateway

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

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

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