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Export Data from SQL Server to ShipStation through SSIS

Easily push SQL Server data to ShipStation using the CData SSIS Tasks for ShipStation.

SQL Server databases are commonly used to store enterprise records. It is often necessary to move this data to other locations. The CData SSIS Task for ShipStation allows you to easily transfer ShipStation data. In this article you will export data from SQL Server to ShipStation.

Add Source and Destination Components

To get started, add a new ADO.NET Source control and a new ShipStation Destination control to the data flow task.

Configure the ADO.NET Source

Follow the steps below to specify properties required to connect to the SQL Server instance.

  1. Open the ADO.NET Source and add a new connection. Enter your server and database information here.
  2. In the Data access mode menu, select "Table or view" and select the table or view to export into ShipStation.
  3. Close the ADO NET Source wizard and connect it to the destination component.

Create a New Connection Manager for ShipStation

Follow the steps below to set required connection properties in the Connection Manager.

  1. Create a new connection manager: In the Connection Manager window, right-click and then click New Connection. The Add SSIS Connection Manager dialog is displayed.
  2. Select CData ShipStation Connection Manager in the menu.
  3. Configure the connection properties.

    Use the BASIC Authentication standard to connect.

    1. Login to your ShipStation account
    2. Click on the settings icon in the upper right corner. A column menu will show up on the left
    3. Click Account -> API Settings
    4. On the API Settings page, note the API Key and API Secret.

    Authenticating to ShipStation

    • APIKey: Set this to the API key from the API settings page.
    • APISecret: Set this to the Secret key from the API settings page.

Configure the ShipStation Destination

In the destination component Connection Manager, define mappings from the SQL Server source table into the ShipStation destination table and the action you want to perform on the ShipStation data. In this article, you will insert Tags entities to ShipStation.

  1. Double-click the ShipStation destination to open the destination component editor.
  2. In the Connection Managers tab, select the connection manager previously created.
  3. In the Use a Table, menu, select Tags. In the Action menu, select Insert.
  4. On the Column Mappings tab, configure the mappings from the input columns to the destination columns.

Run the Project

You can now run the project. After the SSIS Task has finished executing, data from your SQL table will be exported to the chosen table.