Steps to integrate your Looker assets with Atlan

Atlan supports integration with Looker which allows you to integrate your Looker assets ๐Ÿ“Š with Atlan Workspace.

Looker Assets Inside Atlan

๐Ÿ’ญ TL;DR

You can set up a Looker integration with your Atlan workspace in 4 easy steps:

  1. Select the source aka Looker ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. Provide your credentials โœ๏ธ

  3. Set up your configuration ๐Ÿ—„๏ธ

  4. Schedule automatic updates ๐Ÿ•‘

๐Ÿ“œ Prerequisites for looker integration

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.

  • Instance URL

  • Client ID & Client Secret

  • Port

๐Ÿ”‘ Looker user permissions

Make sure you have admin access before you create a client id and client secret API credentials.

๐Ÿš€ A step-by-step guide to integrate Looker

Once you have the prerequisite information listed in the section above, follow the steps below ๐Ÿ‘‡ to establish a connection and integrate Atlan with Looker.

STEP 1: Select the source

  1. Log into your Atlan Workspace.

  2. 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.

  3. Select "Looker" from the list of options and click "Next".

Select Looker Integration

STEP 2: Provide Credentials

  1. You will get an option to either select "existing credentials", showing on the left, or to "create a new credential".

  2. To set up a new connection, click on the "Create Credential". Fill in your Looker credentials. Sample values are given below for reference.

  3. Once you have filled in all the details, click on "Next".

STEP 3: Set up Configuration

  1. Fill in the details of the folder. For example Folder ID: lookml(It does not have to be an integer).

  2. 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.

  3. Click on "Create". Your connection is now created.

Congratulations, your integration with Looker is now successful ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿ Monitoring Looker integration

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.