tSalesforceConnection Standard properties - 6.4

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Data Governance > Third-party systems > Business applications > Salesforce components
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These properties are used to configure tSalesforceConnection running in the Standard Job framework.

The Standard tSalesforceConnection component belongs to the Business and the Cloud families.

The component in this framework is available in all Talend products.

Basic settings

Property Type

Select the way the connection details will be set.

  • Built-In: The connection details will be set locally for this component. You need to specify the values for all related connection properties manually.

  • Repository: The connection details stored centrally in Repository > Metadata will be reused by this component. You need to click the [...] button next to it and in the pop-up Repository Content dialog box, select the connection details to be reused, and all related connection properties will be automatically filled in.

Connection type

Select the type of the connection from the drop-down list, either Basic or OAuth.
  • Basic: select this option to access Salesforce.com by entering your user ID and password. With this option selected, you need to specify the following properties:

    • User Id: the ID of the user in Salesforce.

    • Password: the password associated with the user ID.

    • Security Key: the security token.

  • OAuth: select this option to access Salesforce.com by entering your consumer key and consumer secret. This way, your user name and password will not be exposed, but extra work is required:

    With this option selected, you need to specify the following properties:

    • Client Id and Client Secret: the OAuth consumer key and consumer secret, which are available in the OAuth Settings area of the Connected App that you have created at Salesforce.com.

    • Callback Host and Callback Port: the OAuth authentication callback URL. This URL (both host and port) is defined during the creation of a Connected App and will be shown in the OAuth Settings area of the Connected App.

    • Token File: the path to the token file that stores the refresh token used to get the access token without authorization.

Advanced settings

Salesforce URL

Enter the Webservice URL required to connect to the Salesforce database.

Bulk Connection

Select this check box if you need to use bulk data processing function.

Use or save the connection session

Select this check box and in the Session directory field displayed, specify the path to the connection session file to be saved or used.

This session file can be shared by different Jobs to retrieve a connection session as long as the correct user ID is provided by the component. This way, you do not need to connect to the server to retrieve the session.

When an expired session is detected, if the correct connection information (the user ID, password, and security key) is provided, the component will connect to the server to retrieve the new session information and update the connection session file.

This check box is available only when Basic is selected from the Connection type drop-down list.

Need compression

Select this check box to activate SOAP message compression, which can result in increased performance levels.

Trace HTTP message

Select this check box to output the HTTP interactions on the console.

This check box is available only when the Bulk Connection check box is selected.

Use HTTP Chunked

Select this check box to use the HTTP chunked data transfer mechanism.

This check box is available only when the Bulk Connection check box is cleared.

Client Id

Enter the ID of the real user to differentiate between those who use the same account and password to access the Salesforce website.

Timeout (milliseconds)

Enter the intended number of query timeout in Salesforce.com.

Use Proxy

Select this check box to use a proxy server, and in the Host, Port, User Id, and Password fields displayed, specify the connection parameters of the proxy server.

tStatCatcher Statistics

Select this check box to gather the Job processing metadata at the Job level as well as at each component level.

Global Variables

ERROR_MESSAGE

The error message generated by the component when an error occurs. This is an After variable and it returns a string.

Usage

Usage rule

This component is more commonly used with other Salesforce components.

Limitation

Due to license incompatibility, one or more JARs required to use this component are not provided. You can install the missing JARs for this particular component by clicking the Install button on the Component tab view. You can also find out and add all missing JARs easily on the Modules tab in the Integration perspective of your studio. For details, see Installing external modules.