Sisense

Steps to integrate your Sisense assets with Atlan

Atlan supports integration with Sisense, which allows you to integrate your Sisense assets with your Atlan workspace.

๐Ÿ’ญ TL;DR

You can set up a Sisense integration with your Atlan workspace in four easy steps:

  1. Select the source, aka Sisense ๐Ÿ˜‰

  2. Provide your credentials โœ๏ธ

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

  4. Schedule automatic updates ๐Ÿ•‘

๐Ÿ“œ Prerequisites for Sisense integration

Before you get started, you'll need some information to help establish a connection between Atlan and your Sisense account.

  • Server Host

  • Post

  • SSL

  • API Key

๐Ÿ”‘ Sisense user permissions

To set up user permissions, add a user with the role set as "Viewer". (Make sure you perform this as "Admin".)

Visit Managing Dashboard Users for more information.

๐Ÿ”‘ Sisense API Key generation

To get a token from sisense, navigate to API Reference. Make a POST request to /authentication/login with the credentials obtained in the last step.

Sisense API Reference

๐Ÿš€ A step-by-step guide to integrate Sisense with Atlan

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

STEP 1: Select the source

  1. Log into your Atlan workspace.

  2. On the Home Screen, click on the "New Integration" button in the top right corner. You will see a dialogue box with the list of sources available in your workspace.

  3. Select "Sisense" from the list of options, and click on "Next".

Sisense integration

STEP 2: Provide credentials

  1. You will see an option to either select a pre-configured credential from the drop-down menu or create a credential. To set up a new connection, click on "Create Credential".

  2. You will need to fill in your Sisense credentials. Here is an example of the required credentials: Server Host, SSL, and API Key.

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

Credentials to crawl the metadata from Sisense

STEP 3: Set up configuration

  1. You will now be asked to fill in the details of your folders and dashboards. For example:

    1. Folder: MY_GREAT_FOLDER

    2. Dashboard: MY_GREAT_DASHBOARD

  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! You have now integrated Atlan with your Sisense ๐ŸŽ‰

๐Ÿ Monitoring your Sisense integration

Once the integration setup is completed, you will be redirected to the "Monitor" tab for your Sisense asset, where you can monitor the progress of your integration.