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Connector HTTP

Connector HTTP allows you to use the data stored under the URL address in your data flow.

Features

HTTP Basic authentication

Use HTTP Basic authentication to store your username and password. Through Basic authentication, you will be able to log in to the website through the URL address. 

In order to do it, you need to insert your username and password in the URL http://username:password@example.com/ 

For example, to download the file from the Dropbox account, you need to know the link to the files you wish to download, Dropbox login and password.

For login Meiro, password Meiro12345 and link: dropbox.com/class/archive.csv, URL would look like

https://Meiro:Meiro12345@dropbox.com/class/archive.csv

For this example the parameters of your HTTP configurations will look like this:

Host: https://Meiro:Meiro12345@dropbox.com

Path: /class/archive.csv

In this way, you will log in to your Dropbox account through your URL and download CSV files directly to your Data Out bucket. 

Learn more: about HTTP Basic authentification please refer to this article

Data In/Data Out

Data In N/A
Data Out Results will be saved as files in the Data Out bucket out/files. The data format will correspond to the data format stored under the URL you are connecting to Meiro Integrations.

Learn more: about folder structure here

Parameters

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Host and Path (Required)

Host and Path can be found in your URL address: https://this is baseURL/this is path

 

Example:

For URL:https://web.stanford.edu/class/archive/cs/cs109/cs109.1166/stuff/titanic.csv

The Host: https://web.stanford.edu

The Path: /class/archive/cs/cs109/cs109.1166/stuff/titanic.csv