Atlan supports integration with Looker which allows you to integrate your Looker assets 📊 with Atlan Workspace.
You can set up a Looker integration with your Atlan workspace in 4 easy steps:
Select the source aka Looker 😉
Provide your credentials ✍️
Set up your configuration 🗄️
Schedule automatic updates 🕑
Before you get started with integrating your Looker with Atlan, you'll need some prerequisite information which will help establish a connection between Atlan and your Looker Account.
Client ID & Client Secret
Make sure you have admin access before you create a client id and client secret API credentials.
Once you have the prerequisite information listed in the section above, follow the steps below 👇 to establish a connection and integrate Atlan with Looker.
Log into your Atlan Workspace.
Click the "+ New Integration" button on the top right corner of the "Home" screen. You will see a Dialogue box with the list of sources available on your workspace.
Select "Looker" from the list of options and click "Next".
You will get an option to either select "existing credentials", showing on the left, or to "create a new credential".
To set up a new connection, click on the "Create Credential". Fill in your Looker credentials. Sample values are given below for reference.
Instance URL: https://example.cloud.looker.com/
Instance Name: example.cloud.looker
Client Id: KJFSH**DSKDH
Client Secret: KHFSKH**SDSHJ
Once you have filled in all the details, click on "Next".
Fill in the details of the folder. For example Folder ID:
lookml(It does not have to be an integer).
Chose whether to run the crawler once or schedule it for daily, weekly, or a Monthly run. You would be asked to specify the time zone to trigger the run.
Click on "Create". Your connection is now created.
Congratulations, your integration with Looker is now successful 🎉
Once the integration setup is completed, you will be redirected to the "Monitor" tab for your Looker asset where you can monitor the progress of your integration.