Authorized Services
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Article Summary

Authorizers are services (e.g. Facebook account, Google account) that you authenticated within Dataddo. By granting authorization, typically at the admin level or higher, you allow Dataddo to access and retrieve data from your data sources and send it to your data destination.

How to Add a New Authorizer

On the Authorizers page, click on Authorize New Service and follow the on-screen prompts. You will usually be redirected to the service's login page to authorize the account.

If your service has specific requirements, please see our connector-specific guides. Data sources will usually require filling in API credentials while data destinations will require information like host, database, and other credentials.

Once you log in or fill in the credentials, Dataddo saves it as an authorized service, enabling you to finalize your source or destination configuration.

Alternative Approach to Adding a New Service

Aside from the main method, there's an alternative way to authorize a new account.

Authorize a new account during creating a data source or creating a data destination. Simply click on the Add New Account button on the source or destination creation page, or at the bottom of the drop-down.

Manage Your Authorized Services

On the Authorizers page, you can see all your connected services. Here, you can:

  1. Reauthorize your account.
  2. Delete your authorizer: Delete all sources and destinations for the option to delete an authorizer to appear.
  3. Click on the three dots next to your authorizer to
    1. Edit: Modify the authorizer's name or reauthorize the service.
    2. Test: Verify the success of the connection.
    3. Revoke Token: Remove Dataddo's authorization to access your service, preventing data access.

Testing Data: Example Error Message

Client error: `POST` resulted in a `400 Bad Request` response: { "error": "invalid_grant", "error_description": "Bad Request" }

How to Reauthorize Your Account

There might be occasions when reauthorization is necessary, such as when:

  • You change your account's password,
  • The token expires,
  • Another error occurs (e.g. your destination breaks).
  1. On the Authorizers page and identify any services labeled as Broken.
  2. [Optional] Test the connection by clicking on the three dots next to the broken authorizer and selecting Test to see what exactly the issue is.
  3. Reauthorize by clicking on the key icon next to your authorizer. (Alternatively, click on the three dots and select Edit). Then, follow the provided instructions.

Some services require regular reauthorization. For instance, your LinkedIn account has to be reauthorized annually.

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