To create a new connector, click on the plus icon on the upper right corner within the connector overview. It opens a new pop up where you can select the connector type and enter the required and optional information.
|Name||The connector needs a unique name|
|Connector Type||Set the technical protocol of the interface|
|Description||Add a description|
|Active||Set the connector active. You can see within the overview which connector is active|
|Timeout time (in seconds)||Set the time in seconds until the connector request will run. After the set timeout, the request will be discontinued|
|Tags||You can add tags to your connector (e.g. the name of a project)|
After you have created the connector information, add your endpoints by clicking the plus icon.
You can set several, but at least one is required.
You can switch between endpoints and customize the Specific Parameters. Each connector has specific parameters that depend on the properties of the communication protocol. Read more on the following pages.
You can add or select the login method for the specific backend systems. To select an existing login method, click on the corresponding field. It opens a drop-down where you can select it.
If you’d like to get an overview of your existing login methods and manage them, click on the “Logins” tab in the connector overview.
By clicking on Edit calls, you directly jump to the overview of connector calls.
Copy a Connector
You can copy an existing connector by clicking on Copy connector.
Usage of Connector
You can see which artifacts are using the connector. For that, click on the appropriate icon within the connector overview underneath ‘Actions’.
It opens a pop-up that displays all artifacts that use the connector:
By clicking on an entry, you jump directly into the item.