Automate SAP Hybris C4C Integration Tasks from PowerShell

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Are you looking for a quick and easy way to access SAP Hybris C4C data from PowerShell? We show how to use the Cmdlets for SAP Hybris C4C and the CData ADO.NET Provider for SAP Hybris C4C to connect to SAP Hybris C4C data and synchronize, automate, download, and more.

The CData Cmdlets for SAP Hybris C4C are standard PowerShell cmdlets that make it easy to accomplish data cleansing, normalization, backup, and other integration tasks by enabling real-time and bidirectional access to SAP Hybris C4C.

Cmdlets or ADO.NET?

The cmdlets are not only a PowerShell interface to the SAP Hybris C4C API, but also an SQL interface; this tutorial shows how to use both to create, retrieve, update, and delete SAP Hybris C4C data. We also show examples of the ADO.NET equivalent, which is possible with the CData ADO.NET Provider for SAP Hybris C4C. To access SAP Hybris C4C data from other .NET applications, like LINQPad, use the CData ADO.NET Provider for SAP Hybris C4C.

After obtaining the needed connection properties, accessing SAP Hybris C4C data in PowerShell consists of three basic steps.

SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer uses basic authentication. Set the User and Password to your login credentials.

PowerShell

  1. Install the module:

    Install-Module SAPHybrisC4CCmdlets
  2. Connect:

    $saphybrisc4c = Connect-SAPHybrisC4C -User "$User" -Password "$Password"
  3. Search for and retrieve data:

    $accountname = "MyAccount" $accountcollection = Select-SAPHybrisC4C -Connection $saphybrisc4c -Table "AccountCollection" -Where "AccountName = `'$AccountName`'" $accountcollection

    You can also use the Invoke-SAPHybrisC4C cmdlet to execute SQL commands:

    $accountcollection = Invoke-SAPHybrisC4C -Connection $saphybrisc4c -Query 'SELECT * FROM AccountCollection WHERE AccountName = @AccountName' -Params @{'@AccountName'='MyAccount'}

ADO.NET

  1. Load the provider's assembly:

    [Reflection.Assembly]::LoadFile("C:\Program Files\CData\CData ADO.NET Provider for SAP Hybris C4C\lib\System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.dll")
  2. Connect to SAP Hybris C4C:

    $conn= New-Object System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CConnection("User=user;Password=password;") $conn.Open()
  3. Instantiate the SAPHybrisC4CDataAdapter, execute an SQL query, and output the results:

    $sql="SELECT ObjectID, AccountName from AccountCollection" $da= New-Object System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CDataAdapter($sql, $conn) $dt= New-Object System.Data.DataTable $da.Fill($dt) $dt.Rows | foreach { Write-Host $_.objectid $_.accountname }

Update SAP Hybris C4C Data

PowerShell

Update-SAPHybrisC4C -Connection $SAPHybrisC4C -Columns @('ObjectID','AccountName') -Values @('MyObjectID', 'MyAccountName') -Table AccountCollection -Id "MyId"

ADO.NET

$cmd = New-Object System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CCommand("UPDATE AccountCollection SET AccountName='MyAccount' WHERE Id = @myId", $conn) $cmd.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CParameter("@myId","10456255-0015501366")) $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()

Insert SAP Hybris C4C Data

PowerShell

Add-SAPHybrisC4C -Connection $SAPHybrisC4C -Table AccountCollection -Columns @("ObjectID", "AccountName") -Values @("MyObjectID", "MyAccountName")

ADO.NET

$cmd = New-Object System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CCommand("INSERT INTO AccountCollection (AccountName) VALUES (@myAccountName)", $conn) $cmd.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CParameter("@myAccountName","MyAccount")) $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()

Delete SAP Hybris C4C Data

PowerShell

Remove-SAPHybrisC4C -Connection $SAPHybrisC4C -Table "AccountCollection" -Id "MyId"

ADO.NET

$cmd = New-Object System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CCommand("DELETE FROM AccountCollection WHERE Id=@myId", $conn) $cmd.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.CData.SAPHybrisC4C.SAPHybrisC4CParameter("@myId","001d000000YBRseAAH")) $cmd.ExecuteNonQuery()