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Manage SAP Business One DI Data in DBArtisan as a JDBC Source

Use wizards in DBArtisan to create a JDBC data source for SAP Business One DI.

The CData JDBC Driver for SAP Business One DI seamlessly integrates SAP Business One DI data into database management tools like DBArtisan by enabling you to access SAP Business One DI data as a database. This article shows how to create a JDBC source for SAP Business One DI in DBArtisan. You can then edit data visually and execute standard SQL.

Integrate SAP Business One DI Data into DBArtisan Projects

Follow the steps below to register SAP Business One DI data as a database instance in your project:

  1. In DBArtisan, click Data Source -> Register Datasource.
  2. Select Generic JDBC.
  3. Click Manage.
  4. In the resulting dialog, click New. Enter a name for the driver and click Add. In the resulting dialog, navigate to the driver JAR. The driver JAR is located in the lib subfolder of the installation directory.
  5. In the Connection URL box, enter credentials and other required connection properties in the JDBC URL.

    To connect to SAP Business One DI data, specify the following connection properties:

    • DBServerType: The type of server being connected to.
    • Server: The name or IP address of the Business One DI server to connect to.
    • CompanyDB: The company to connect to.
    • User: The username used when connecting to the LicenseServer.
    • Password: The password used when connecting to the LicenseServer.
    • LicenseServer (optional): Set this if your License Server is different from the Server.
    • UseTrusted (optional): Set to TRUE to connect using Windows credentials.

    Built-in Connection String Designer

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

    java -jar cdata.jdbc.sapbusinessonedi.jar

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

    Below is a typical connection string:

    jdbc:sapbusinessonedi:Server=ServerName;DBServerType=MSSQL_2016;CompanyDB=SBODemoCA;User=manager;Password=manager;
  6. Finish the wizard to connect to SAP Business One DI data. SAP Business One DI entities are displayed in the Datasource Explorer.

You can now work with SAP Business One DI data as you work with any other database. See the driver help documentation for more information on the queries supported by the SAP Business One DI API.