Query SAP Fieldglass Data in MySQL Workbench

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SAP Fieldglass ODBC Driver

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

Access SAP Fieldglass data like you would a database - read, write, and update SAP Fieldglass Approvals, Audit Trails, Analytics, etc. through a standard ODBC Driver interface.

Execute MySQL queries against live SAP Fieldglass data from MySQL Workbench.

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

Connect to SAP Fieldglass 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, 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.

Configure the SQL Gateway

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

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

Connect to SAP Fieldglass through the SQL Gateway

  1. In MySQL Workbench, click to add a new MySQL connection.
  2. Name the connection (CData SQL Gateway for SAP Fieldglass).
  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 SQL Gateway for SAP Fieldglass).
  2. Click File -> New Query Tab.
  3. Write a SQL query to retrieve SAP Fieldglass data, like SELECT * FROM `CData SAPFieldglass Sys`.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. Get started now with a free, 30-day trial of the CData ODBC Driver for SAP Fieldglass and the CData SQL Gateway.