Amazon MWS Connector
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How to read data from Amazon MWS in SSIS (Export data)

In this section we will learn how to configure and use Amazon MWS Connector in the API Source to extract data from the Amazon MWS.

  1. Begin with opening Visual Studio and Create a New Project.

  2. Select Integration Service Project and in new project window set the appropriate name and location for project. And click OK.

  3. In the the new SSIS project screen you will find the following:

    1. SSIS ToolBox on left side bar
    2. Solution Explorer and Property Window on right bar
    3. Control flow, data flow, event Handlers, Package Explorer in tab windows
    4. Connection Manager Window in the bottom
    SSIS Project Screen
    Note: If you don't see ZappySys SSIS PowerPack Task or Components in SSIS Toolbox, please refer to this help link.

  4. Now, Drag and Drop SSIS Data Flow Task from SSIS Toolbox. Double click on the Data Flow Task to see Data Flow designer.
    SSIS Data Flow Task - Drag and Drop

  5. From the SSIS toolbox drag and API Source (Predefined Templates) on the data flow designer surface, and double click on it to edit it:
    SSIS API Source (Predefined Templates) - Drag and Drop

  6. Select New Connection to create a new connection:
    API Source - New Connection

  7. Use a preinstalled Amazon MWS Connector from Popular Connector List or press Search Online radio button to download Amazon MWS Connector. Once downloaded simply use it in the configuration:

    Amazon MWS
    Amazon MWS Connector Selection

  8. Proceed with selecting the desired Authentication Type. Then select API Base URL (in most cases default one is the right one). Finally, fill in all the required parameters and set optional parameters if needed. You may press a link Steps to Configure which will help set certain parameters. More info is available in Authentication section.

    Please refer to below API Reference (External Site) link for OAuth [OAuth]

    Amazon MWS
    OAuth [OAuth]
    Required Parameters
    AWSAccessKeyId Fill in the parameter...
    Secret Key Fill in the parameter...
    SellerId Fill in the parameter...
    Optional Parameters
    ZappySys OAuth Connection

  9. Select the desired endpoint, change/pass the properties values, and click on Preview Data button to make the API call.

    API Source - Amazon MWS
    Amazon MWS (Marketplace Web Service) Connector can be used to integrated web service API that helps Amazon sellers to programmatically exchange data on listings, orders, payments, reports, and more.
    API Source - Select Endpoint

  10. That's it; we are done. In a few clicks we configured the call to Amazon MWS using ZappySys Amazon MWS Connector