SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors

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Tips and trips for building new connectors or extending existing connectors.

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Connector Builder - How to Verify Basic Authorization Credentials Prior to Authenticating an Instance
When building that utilizes basic authentication , there are two common approaches to verifying that the user credentials are correct.  Note that by default, authenticating instance using basic authentication does not verify the user credent...
Connector Builder - Additional Information Tab Explanation
Getting started with the Builder can be quite a daunting task; however, we will clarify some of the concepts of the Information tab to help with some of the questions you may have throughout the process. Let's begin with the very first part ...
Connector Builder - Request Root Key and Response Root Key
When you are building your first using Builder, you may wonder what exactly the Request Root Key and the Response Root Key are intended to deliver. This article provides you with a quick introduction to this concept and allows you to understand a ...
Connector Builder - Custom Auth with Token Refresh
OAuth2 with grant type "client_credentials" is a perfect example of where using custom authentication with token refresh is necessary: when the endpoint is not quite OAuth2, but you still need to get an access token and refresh it. Import ...
Connector Builder - How to reference user configuration parameters
When the configuration values are defined in for user input at provision, those values can be referenced through parameters in the Authentication details of the . Before we look at the setup required it is important to keep in mind that a Configura...
Connector Builder - Using Custom SSL Certificates
Builder supports the usage of Custom SSL Certificates. During the setup of building your new , you can add an SSL Certificate as a Configuration option by clicking on the "+" sign and selecting SSL from the drop down that appears. ...
Connector Builder - How To Export and Import Extended Connector Resources
In order to be able to export a resource and import it into another environment, take these steps:  For the extended , call `GET /elements/{keyOrId}/resources?accountOnly=true` For each object in the response, you can call `POST /elements/{k...