Query SAP Business One Data in MySQL Workbench

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SAP Business One ODBC Driver

The SAP ODBC Driver is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with live SAP Business One, directly from any applications that support ODBC connectivity.

With the SAP ODBC Business One Driver, accessing Accounts, Activities, Orders, Customers, etc. is as easy as querying a database.



Execute MySQL queries against live SAP Business One data from MySQL Workbench.

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

Connect to SAP Business One 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.

To authenticate to SAP Business One you must provide the Userand Passwordproperties.

To connect to data, specify Url. This is your SAP Business One Service Layer root URL.

Configure the SQL Gateway

See the SQL Gateway Overview to set up connectivity to SAP Business One 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 SAP Business One from MySQL Workbench

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

Connect to SAP Business One through the SQL Gateway

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

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

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