You can create connections to your Microsoft  instance from 

You can create connections to:

NOTE: This connection supports reading from and writing to lists.

For more information on Microsoft , see




To create this connection, in the Connections page , select the Applications tab. Click the  card. See Connections Page.

Modify the following properties as needed:



Enter the URL for your Site or sub-site. Example value:


Product edition of in use:

  • SharePointOnPremise - Use this option if you have an on-premises installation of to which you can connect within your enterprise infrastructure.
  • SharePointOnline - Use this option if you are connecting to Online.
Auth Scheme

Authentication scheme:

  • Basic - (for SharePointOnline) username and password
  • NTLM - (for SharePointOnPremise) Windows-based authentication scheme for on-premises deployments.
User Name

Username to use to connect to .

PasswordPassword associated with the above username.
Test Connection

After you have defined the Edition, credentials, and connection string, you can validate those credentials.

Additional Connect String Options

Apply any connection string options that are part of your authentication to .

A default string has been provided for you. For more information, see below.

Default Column Data Type Inference

Set to disabled to prevent the platform from applying its own type inference to each column on import. The default value is enabled .

Connection NameDisplay name of the connection
Connection DescriptionDescription of the connection, which appears in the application.

Connect string options

The following connection string is provided for you:


AutoCacheWhen enabled, the connection leverages any data that is automatically cached for each table. The default is false.

When enabled, table metadata can be retrieved from the cache. The default is false .

CacheToleranceThis setting defines the duration in hours that objects are permitted to live in the cache. The default is 1 .

This setting defines the number of seconds that a query to the SharePoint database is allowed to run without a response. The default timeout is 60, which may cause complex queries of larger datasets to timeout.

The default value in the Connect String Options is 0 , which means that there is no enforced timeout. Other timeouts may apply.

ShowPredefinedColumnsWhen enabled, users of the connection are permitted to view the columns that are created with the table, such as Created By and Modified By columns. The default is false .

For more information, see


You can import datasets from . See Database Browser.

Using SharePoint Connections

This section describes how you interact through  with your SharePoint Lists.

Uses of  SharePoint

 can use SharePoint for the following tasks:

  1. Import datasets by reading from SharePoint Lists.
  2. Write to SharePoint Lists with your job results.

Before You Begin Using SharePoint

Secure access

SSL is available over HTTPS for SharePoint connections.

Storing data in SharePoint

Your SharePoint administrator should provide database access for storing datasets. Users should know where shared data is located and where personal data can be saved without interfering with or confusing other users. 

NOTE: does not modify source data in SharePoint. Datasets sourced from SharePoint are read without modification from their source locations.

Reading from SharePoint

You can create a  from a List stored in SharePoint.

NOTE: Reading data is supported for SharePoint Lists only.

For more information, see Database Browser.

Writing to SharePoint

You can write back data to SharePoint using one of the following methods:

Data Validation issues:

NOTE: Some do not map exactly to SharePoint List data types. These differences may appear when writing to a new SharePoint List. For more information, see SharePoint Data Type Conversions.

NOTE: Column name validation is not supported.


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