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The tap-dayforce extractor pulls data from Dayforce that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started


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

  1. Add the tap-dayforce extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-dayforce
  3. Configure the tap-dayforce settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-dayforce set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-dayforce test

Next steps

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


The current capabilities for tap-dayforce may have been automatically set when originally added to the Hub. Please review the capabilities when using this extractor. If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.

This plugin has the following capabilities:

  • catalog
  • discover
  • state

You can override these capabilities or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the capabilities key.


The tap-dayforce settings that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, click on any setting name from the list:

You can override these settings or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the settings key.

Please consider adding any settings you have defined locally to this definition on MeltanoHub by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the settings for this plugin.

Client Namespace (client_namespace)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_CLIENT_NAMESPACE

A valid client name (e.g. Company Name) that will be inserted into the request URL.

Test (test)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_TEST

Whether to use a test environment, default False.

Dayforce Release (dayforce_release)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_DAYFORCE_RELEASE

The Dayforce release, default 61.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_START_DATE

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.

Password (password)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_PASSWORD

A valid Dayforce web services user account password.

Username (username)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_USERNAME

A valid Dayforce web services user account username.

API Version (api_version)

  • Environment variable: TAP_DAYFORCE_API_VERSION

The api version to send requests to, default V1.

Something missing?

This page is generated from a YAML file that you can contribute changes to.

Edit it on GitHub!

Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting the tap-dayforce extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the


meltano add extractor tap-dayforce

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