This article shows how to use the SQLFlow Rest API to communicate with the SQLFlow server and get the generated metadata and data lineage.

In order to use the SQLFlow rest API, you may connect to the SQLFlow Cloud server or setup a SQLFlow on-premise version on your owner server.

Generate Account Secret

If you want to connect to the SQLFlow Cloud Server, you may request a 30 days premium account to get the necessary userId and secret code.

Once getting the premium account or if you are using SQLFlow On-Premise, please click the icon at the right top of the screen:

Click the Account menu item to see:

Here you can

  • Copy the userId

  • By default, the Secret key field is empty, please click the generate button to create a new secret key and copy this code.

SQLFlow on-premise version

Please check here to see how to install SQLFlow on-premise version on you own server.

There are two default accounts for SQLFlow On-Premise and you can change the default password by yourselves:

pageCloud and On-Premise version

Difference between using SQLFlow Cloud server and SQLFlow on-premise version

  1. The server port is 8165 by default for the SQLFlow on-premise version,(8081 for SQLFlow 5.x) and There is no need to specify the port.

  2. SQLFlow on-premise is hosted on your own server, your business data are kept in your own domain.

Please check here if you want read more about the server port of the SQLFlow on-premise version.

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