The Data connector JSON Get uses a GET method to request content from an URL, expecting a JSON file in it.
While some APIs are publicly available, there are other ones requiring authentication. Keep in mind:
- The App ID or authentication token needs to be added to the URL.
- Authentication based on headers IS NOT supported
Adding the Data Connector to the Graphics Editor
First, you need to add an External Connector to your tree (1) and then click on Connect (2)
From the External Source panel choose JSON Get (if it's not listed contact your designated Customer Success Manager).
Setting up the JSON Get
You will be asked to complete de dataset settings:
- Acquisition Style: select how to control the data update. That means you control when data is updated either by syncing from the remote control (Attended) or automatically data updated periodically (Unattended)
- JSON URL: Add the