DataDirect's Salesforce Driver for Layer2 Cloud Connector

DataDirect's Salesforce Driver for Layer2 Cloud Connector

November 06, 2015 0 Comments
Idaliz Baez explains how to use DataDirect's Salesforce driver with the Layer2 Cloud Connector in 3 simple steps.

Layer2 is a powerful Microsoft partner solution for data integration, but without the right drivers it can be hard to take advantage of all your options. With DataDirect drivers, the Layer2 Cloud Connecter can be utilized to connect and synchronize data from across various sources, including your valuable Salesforce data. In this blog tutorial you'll learn how to integrate all of your Salesforce CRM data within Layer2 so you can connect, sync, replicate, or migrate this data.

Step 1: Create New Connection

Create New Connection

Step 2: Configure “Source” Under Data Entities

Select “Odbc Data Provider” for the Data Provider drop down:

Configure “Source” under Data Entities


Step 3: Configure Connection Through “ADO Connection Wizard”

Select “Use user or system data source name.”
The list of created data sources from your ODBC Administrator will be here:
Configure Connection
Select your DataDirect Salesforce Driver data source.
Input your Salesforce username and password and Test Connection:

Input Salesforce credentials, Test

Verify that the Connection String is created:
Verify Connection String

That's All!

Now that you have integrated all of your Salesforce CRM data within Layer2, you can properly leverage all of your data. If you are interested in more of our drivers you can pick up a free trial today and try them out for yourself.

Idaliz Baez

Idaliz is a Sales Engineer with Progress. After receiving her undergraduate degree from Duke University in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Idaliz Baez spent a year at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center gaining on-the-job experience before returning to Duke in pursuit of her Masters of Engineering Management degree. 

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