Steps to integrate your Looker assets with Atlan

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

Looker Assets inside Atlan

๐Ÿ’ญ TL;DR

You can set up a Looker integration with your Atlan workspace in four 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, you'll need some information to help establish a connection between Atlan and your Looker account.

  • Instance URL

  • Client ID and 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 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" (on the left) or "Create a New Credential".

  2. To set up a new connection, click on the "Create Credential" and fill in your Looker credentials. Here are sample values:

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

STEP 3: Set up the configuration

  1. Fill in the details of the folder. For example, "Folder ID: lookml". (This can include both letters and numbers.)

  2. Choose whether to run the crawler once or schedule it for a daily, weekly, or monthly run. You will be asked to specify the time zone for the run.

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

Congratulations! Your integration with Looker is now successful ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿ Monitoring your 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.