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OData V2 Applications connection properties

When you set up an OData V2 Applications connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the OData V2 Applications connection properties:
Connection property
Description
Connection Name
The name of the connection.
The name is not case sensitive and must be unique within the domain. You can change this property after you create the connection.
The name cannot exceed 128 characters, contain spaces, or contain the following special characters:~ ` ! $ % ^ & * ( ) - + = { [ } ] | \ : ; " ' < , > . ? /
Description
Optional. The description of the connection. The description cannot exceed 4,000 characters.
Type
The OData V2 Applications connection type.
Runtime Environment
The name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
Authentication Type
The type of user authentication to connect to the OData V2 service.
You can select from the following authentication types:
  • - Basic Authentication. Requires the user name and password to log in to the OData V2 application.
  • - API Key. Requires a unique API key to connect to the OData V2 application.
Token Type
The token used by the OData V2 application endpoint to perform the required CRUD operations.
Default is CSRF Token.
Service Type
The service type of the OData V2 application endpoint to which you want to connect.
Default is Catalog Service.
Service URL
The OData service URL of the catalog service that contains the APIs exposed by the OData V2 application.
For example, enter the service URL to access the data from the SAP catalog service in the following format:
http://<hostname of the SAP server>:<port number>/sap/opu/odata/iwfnd/CATALOGSERVICE;v=2/
If the host name and port number is inpha1.informatica.com:8001 and the service endpoint is CATALOGSERVICE, enter the following URL:
https://inpha1.informatica.com:8001/sap/opu/odata/iwfnd/CATALOGSERVICE;v=2/
Data Serialization Format
The data serialization format that the OData V2 catalog service supports.
You can select from one of the following formats:
  • - ATOM/XML
  • - JSON
Default is ATOM XML.
Username
Required for basic authentication.
The user name to connect to the OData V2 application.
Password
Required for basic authentication.
The password associated with the OData V2 application user name.
API Key
Required for API key authentication.
The unique API key that the OData V2 application client provides for authorization when you make API calls to the OData V2 service.