Creating a data source

Ready to create a new data source?

New source

To create a new source, navigate to Sources at the top left of the Dataddo app and click on New source.

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Choose your source from the list of connectors. 

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Select Dataset

You will be redirected into your chosen connector where you will be asked to choose your dataset template.

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Please note that you can search for dataset in names, as well as in attributes. This way you can browse through all the possible attributes and metrics for each dataset.

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If your required attribute is not included in the list, feel free to contact us or create a ticket, and we will add it for free (if possible).

 

Please click on the Start Configuration button in the top right corner.

Configuration

If you have more connected accounts, you are asked to choose the account you want to use in order to configure the connection.

Then, please label your source and select date range (which will be the date range used for each snapshot). For further information please visit our "Setting Date Range" article.

You are also given an overview of your selected metrics and attributes. You may unselect any unwanted attributes.

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Lastly, you configure your snapshotting preferences, choosing Snapshotting frequency and Snapshotting retention.

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Please click on the Preview button in the top right corner.

Data Preview

Data Preview gives an overview of the collected data. You can check that all the attributes are there and using the buttons in the top right corner, you can either Save and Exit or Save & Create Flow.

 

Congratulations you have created a new data source!