The tap-fastly extractor pulls data from the Fastly API.

Getting Started

Prerequisites

If you haven’t already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration

Using the Command Line Interface

  1. Add the tap-fastly extractor to your project using meltano add:

     meltano add extractor tap-fastly
    
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config.

Using Meltano UI

  1. Start Meltano UI using meltano ui:

     meltano ui
    
  2. Open the Extractors interface at http://localhost:5000/extractors.
  3. Click the “Add to project” button for “Fastly”.
  4. Configure the settings below in the “Configuration” interface that opens automatically.

Next steps

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Select entities and attributes to extract
  2. Add a loader to send data to a destination
  3. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Settings

tap-fastly requires the configuration of the following settings:

These and other supported settings are documented below. To quickly find the setting you’re looking for, use the Table of Contents in the sidebar.

Minimal configuration

A minimal configuration of tap-fastly in your meltano.yml project file will look like this:

plugins:
  extractors:
  - name: tap-fastly
    variant: meltano
    config:
      start_date: '2020-10-01T00:00:00Z'

Sensitive values are most appropriately stored in the environment or your project’s .env file:

export TAP_FASTLY_API_TOKEN=my_api_token

API Token

API token

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-fastly set api_token <token>

export TAP_FASTLY_API_TOKEN=<token>

Start Date

This property determines how much historical data will be extracted.

Please be aware that the larger the time period and amount of data, the longer the initial extraction can be expected to take.

How to use

Manage this setting using Meltano UI, meltano config, or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-fastly set start_date YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

export TAP_FASTLY_START_DATE=YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ

# For example:
meltano config tap-fastly set start_date 2020-10-01T00:00:00Z

export TAP_FASTLY_START_DATE=2020-10-01T00:00:00Z