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Account List

Aggregate all accounts from the source into IdentityNow.

Account Read

Aggregate a single account from the source into IdentityNow.

API Calls

Calling API endpoints sequentially for hundreds or thousands of accounts is slow. If several API calls are required to build a user’s account, then it is recommended that you use asynchronous functions to speed up this task.

Common CLI Commands

These are the CLI commands most commonly used when building SaaS Connectors.

Connector Specification File

The connector spec file tells IDN how the connector should interact between IDN and the custom connector. It is the glue between IDN and the connector, so understanding the different sections are key to understanding how to build a custom connectors.

Debugging

An easy way to debug locally is to use console.log() to print debug information to your console.

Error Handling

Any time code can fail due to validation issues, connectivity or configuration errors, handle the error and provide information back to the user about what went wrong.

Example Connectors

Here are a few example connectors that were built for you to download and learn from.

Linting

Automatically check your connector source code for programmatic and stylistic errors.

Logging

You can use this feature to read the logs of your connectors.

Postman Collection

Use the following Postman Collection file to run tests for each of the commands locally.

Prerequisites

These are some prerequisites you must have before you start building SaaS Connectors.

SaaS Connectivity

SaaS Connectivity is a cloud based connector runtime that makes developing and deploying web service connectors easy.

Test, Build, and Deploy

As you implement command handlers, you must test them. The connector SDK provides some utility methods to locally run your connector to test, build, and deploy.