Microsoft Access

tap-msaccess (matatika variant)🥇

Database management system from Microsoft that combines the relational Access Database Engine with a graphical user interface and software-development tools

The tap-msaccess extractor pulls data from Microsoft Access 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-msaccess extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-msaccess
  3. Configure the tap-msaccess settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-msaccess set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-msaccess test

Next steps

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


The current capabilities for tap-msaccess 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 If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.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:

  • about
  • batch
  • catalog
  • discover
  • schema-flattening
  • state
  • stream-maps

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


The tap-msaccess 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 also list these settings using

meltano config
with the list subcommand:

meltano config tap-msaccess 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.

Database file (database_file)

  • Environment variable: TAP_MSACCESS_DATABASE_FILE

Local path or URL to a Microsoft Access database .mdb or .accdb file

Configure this setting directly using the following Meltano command:

meltano config tap-msaccess set database_file [value]

To connect to a remote database file, check out tap-msaccess-anywhere or the domain-specific tap-msaccess derivations (e.g. tap-msaccess-azure)

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-msaccess 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-msaccess

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