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Connector Builder Guide – Configuration Population of Base URL

Connector Builder Guide – How to Populate all or Part of the Base URL with a Configuration Value

Open Connectors consists of over 170 connectors to 3rd Party Applications natively embedded in the SAP ecosystem. If the Connector you need does not exist in the catalog, you can build it quickly with Connector Builder. This instruction guide will walk you through using this tool, with concrete examples throughout. The beginning, Part 1, can be found here.

 

 

Let’s say that you have a configuration variable setup called siteurl [see creating a configuration variable]:

You want the user to enter their Site URL when he creates a Connector Instance. This Site URL is important because it is needed in the Base URL. The Base URL is the portion of the API call that does not change from call to call.

We must create a parameter that takes in the value stored in the configuration key “siteurl” and replaced it in the path variable, also called “siteurl.”

The parameter setup will look like this:

 

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