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Query SAP Fieldglass Data in MySQL Workbench

Create a virtual MySQL database for SAP Fieldglass data in CData Connect (or Connect Server) and work with live SAP Fieldglass data in MySQL Workbench.

MySQL Workbench allows users to administer MySQL environments and gain better visibility into databases. When paired with CData Connect (on-premise or Connect Server), you get live access to SAP Fieldglass data as if it were a MySQL database. This article shows how to create a virtual database for SAP Fieldglass in Connect and work with live SAP Fieldglass data in MySQL Workbench.

Create a Virtual MySQL Database for SAP Fieldglass Data

CData Connect uses a straightforward, point-and-click interface to connect to data sources and generate APIs.

  1. Login to Connect and click Connections.
  2. Select "SAP Fieldglass" from Available Data Sources.
  3. Enter the necessary authentication properties to connect to SAP Fieldglass.

    To authenticate, you will need to specify the Username, Password, APIKey, and EnvironmentURL connection properties.

    To obtain an APIKey, log in to the SAP API Business Hub and click on Get API Key.

  4. Click Save Changes
  5. Click Privileges -> Add and add the new user (or an existing user) with the appropriate permissions.

With the virtual database created, you are ready to connect to SAP Fieldglass from MySQL Workbench.

Query SAP Fieldglass from MySQL Workbench

The steps below outline connecting to the virtual SAP Fieldglass database in Connect from MySQL Workbench and issuing basic queries to work with live SAP Fieldglass data.

Connect to SAP Fieldglass through Connect

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData Connect).
  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 Fieldglass Data

  1. Open the connection you just created (CData Connect).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve SAP Fieldglass data, like SELECT * FROM sapfieldglassdb.AuditTrails;

With access to live SAP Fieldglass data from MySQL Workbench, you can easily query and update SAP Fieldglass, just like you would a MySQL database. Request a demo of the CData Connect and start working with SAP Fieldglass just like a MySQL database today.