The tap-quickbooks Meltano extractor pulls data from Quickbooks that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

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 #

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

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

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.

Capabilities #

Settings #

tap-quickbooks requires the configuration of the following settings:

The settings for extractor tap-quickbooks that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Realm ID (realmId) #

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set realmId <realmId>

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_REALMID=<realmId>

Client ID (client_id) #

Your Quickbooks Online OAuth client ID

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set client_id <client_id>

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_CLIENT_ID=<client_id>

Client Secret (client_secret) #

Your Quickbooks Online OAuth client secret

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set client_secret <client_secret>

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_CLIENT_SECRET=<client_secret>

Refresh Token (refresh_token) #

Access to Quickbooks’s API requires a refresh token that will authenticate you with the server.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set refresh_token <refresh_token>

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_REFRESH_TOKEN=<refresh_token>

Start Date (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.

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

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

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

Is Sandbox (is_sandbox) #

Use Quickbooks Sandbox

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set is_sandbox true

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_IS_SANDBOX=true

Select Fields By Default (select_fields_by_default) #

Select by default any new fields discovered in Quickbooks objects

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set select_fields_by_default false

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_SELECT_FIELDS_BY_DEFAULT=false

State Message Threshold (state_message_threshold) #

Generate a STATE message every N records

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set state_message_threshold 1000

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_STATE_MESSAGE_THRESHOLD=1000

Max Workers (max_workers) #

Maximum number of threads to use

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-quickbooks set max_workers 8

export TAP_QUICKBOOKS_MAX_WORKERS=8

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-quickbooks 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 #plugins-general channel.

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