Read an External Database

This action will let you execute a SELECT query against an external database, loop over the results and provide access to the columns returned.

Settings

IP Address of Database Server

Choose a Database Server IP Address to connect to.

Type of Database Server

Choose the Type of Database that this is: MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server.

Name of Database

Choose the name of the Database to connect to.

Database Access Username

Choose the username that has SELECT permissions to the database.

Database Access Password

Choose the password for the aboce user.

Database Access Port

Choose the port to use to connect to the database.

Select Query to Execute

Build a query to execute. This query will be executed, and then the results looped over, providing access to the columns returned for each row as the loop proceeds.

Columns Returned

Enter the column names this query will return, command seperated. For example “SELECT * FROM Contacts” might return “firstName,lastName”.

Describe this action

Useful as a comment, this description will overwrite the automatically generated description in the Action Manager.

action type - read external database.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/14 14:19 (external edit)
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