Centralizing Workday metadata - Cloud - 8.0

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Last publication date
2024-02-22
You can use the Workday metadata provided by Talend Studio to set up quickly a connection to a Workday system so that you can reuse your Workday metadata across Jobs.

About this task

You can use the Workday metadata wizard provided by Talend Studio to set up quickly a connection to Workday and retrieve the schema of your interested tables.

Procedure

  1. In the Repository tree view, expand the Metadata node, right-click the Workday tree node, and select Create Workday from the contextual menu to open the Create Workday wizard.
  2. Enter a name for your Workday connection in the Name field, and then click Next.
  3. Select how you want to authenticate to Workday from the Authentication mode drop-down list, and specify the values for properties listed in the following table according to the authentication method you are using:
    Property Description
    Tenant alias Enter the Tenant ID that allows you to connect to Workday. The tenant alias is provided by your Workday administrator.
    Token endpoint Enter the token endpoint related to the Workday integration system user.
    User login Enter the username of the Workday integration system user.
    User password Enter the password of the Workday integration system user.
    Client identifier Enter the client ID of the API Client used to connect to Workday.
    Private key Enter the private key. To enter the private key, click the [...] button next to the Private key field to bring out the Enter a new password dialog box, enter the private key in the text field, and click OK. Note that you can enter the private key either in a JSON string in the pure password mode or as a Java expression in the Java mode. You can toggle between the two modes by clicking switch to Java mode or switch to pure password mode on the top of the text field.
    Client secret Click […] and enter the Client secret of the API Client used to connect to Workday in double quotation marks.
    Login and Password Enter the username and password for the SOAP - WS-Security authentication mode.
    Integration system user Enter the integration system user. Creating an integration system user is the first step to build an SOAP request with X.509 certificate.
    x509 certificate Enter your X.509 certificate content.
    Private key Enter the private key.
  4. Click Check connection to verify the configuration.
    A connection successful dialog box will prompt if the connection information provided is correct. Click OK to close the dialog box.
  5. Click Next, and then enter the endpoint pattern in the Endpoint pattern parameter.
  6. In the Report to use when checking connection parameter, enter the name of the report you want to use.
    This parameter is only available when you select SOAP - Login authentication mode or SOAP - WS-Security authentication mode from the Authentication mode drop-down list.
  7. Click Finish to save the Workday connection metadata.

Results

The Workday connection is now ready for use in the repository.