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Connecting to a Website with Data Cube

You can connect to web site sources using Data Cube.

Before You Begin

  • You must be able to log in to the Web Console to view Data Cube. See Accessing the Web Console.
  • Only users assigned a role with the Data Connectors permission at the MediaAgent level can access Data Cube in the Analytics section of the Web Console. The associated MediaAgent must have been configured with Analytics Engine for Data Cube.
  • If you are using Data Cube to connect to a secure website, you will need to obtain credentials for logging in to the site.

Procedure

  1. In a Web browser, log in to the Web Console and then click Analytics.
  2. Click Web Site.
  3. On the Data Sources (Web Site) page, click Add Web Site.
  4. On the New Data Source (Web Site) page, configure the source as follows:
    1. Under Data Source Name:
      • Click the Analytics Engine list and select an Analytics Engine to store the analytics data.
      • In Data Source Name, enter a name for the data source. The name cannot contain spaces.
      • In Data Source Description, enter a description for the data source.
      • Click Next to proceed to the next section.
    2. Under Web Site URL(s)
      • Enter the URL for the website you want to add. You may enter multiple website URLs on separate lines.
      • Click Next to proceed to the next section.
    3. Under Advanced Options, can enter advanced parameters for your website source. For more information, see Website Connection Options.
  5. When finished, click Submit.

    The source appears on the Data Sources (Web Site) page.