Visma.net Financials API SQL Driver
Invantive SQL is the fastest, easiest and most reliable way to exchange data with the Visma.net Financials API.
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Visma.net Financials is online software for accounting. Visma.net is used both by large accounting firms as well as large entrepreneurs.
Visma.net Financials API Clients
Invantive SQL is available on many user interfaces ("clients" in traditional server-client paradigma). All Invantive SQL statements can be exchanged with a close to 100% compatibility across all clients and operating systems (Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS, Android).
The clients include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Power Query, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. Web-based clients include Invantive Cloud, Invantive Bridge Online as OData proxy, Invantive App Online for interactive apps, Online SQL Editor for query execution and Invantive Data Access Point as extended proxy.
The Visma.net Financials Power BI connector is based on the Invantive SQL driver for Visma.net Financials, completed by a high-performance OData connector which works straight on Power BI without any add-on. The OData protocol is always version 4, independent whether the backing platform uses OData, SOAP or another protocol.
For technical users there are command-line editions of Invantive Data Hub running on iOS, Android, Windows, MacOS and Linux. Invantive Data Hub is also often used for enterprise server applications such as ETL. High-volume replication of data taken from the Visma.net Financials API into traditional databases such as SQL Server (on-premise and Azure), MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle is possible using Invantive Data Replicator. Invantive Data Replicator automatically creates and maintains Visma.net Financials datawarehouses, possibly in combination with data from over 70 other (cloud) platforms. Data Replicator supports data volumes up to over 1 TB and over 5.000 companies. The on-premise edition of Invantive Bridge offers an Visma.net Financials ADO.net provider.
Finally, online web apps can be build for Visma.net Financials using App Online of Invantive Cloud.
Monitor API Calls
When a query or DML-statement has been executed on Invantive SQL a developer can evaluate the actual calls made to the Visma.net Financials API using a query on sessionios@DataDictionary. As an alternative, extensive request and response logging can be enabled by setting log-native-calls-to-disk to true. In the %USERPROFILE%\Invantive\NativeLogs folder Invantive SQL will create log files per API request and response.
The SQL driver for Visma.net Financials supports partitioning: data from multiple companies are all listed together in one table. The value of the column COMPANY_CODE indicates which company the data belongs to.
An introduction into the concepts of Invantive SQL such as databases, data containers and partitioning can be found in the Invantive SQL grammar.
The configuration can be changed using various attributes during log on and use. A full list of configuration options is listed in the driver attributes.
The catalog name is used to compose the full qualified name of an object like a table or view. The schema name is used to compose the full qualified name of an object like a table or view. On Visma.net Financials the comparison of two texts is case sensitive by default.
Changes and bug fixes on the Visma.net Financials SQL driver can be found in the release notes. Get access to the Visma.net Financials community through the Visma.net Financials section of the Invantive forums.
Driver code for use in settings.xml: VismaNet
Recommended alias: vnt
Partition Label: Company
More technical documentation as provided by the supplier of the Visma.net Financials API on the native APIconnection used can be found at https://integration.visma.net/API-index/#/.
Please make sure your user is authorized to use the API when no companies are listed in AvailableContext. Typically the user needs the following user roles: 'Financials User' and 'Financials Administrator'. Test the privileges using https://integration.visma.net/API-index/ and choosing the 'Authorize' button. When successfully authorized, the Authorize button should be replaced by a 'Logout' button. In case of a JSON error message contact your application administrator.
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