External Data Source

To specify an External Data Source, from which you wish to integrate with a SharePoint site, perform the steps given below:

1. The External Data Source step appears as shown below:
2. Select a data source from the list of available data sources in the dropdown:
3. The login and other details will be displayed according to data source selected.
4. If the selected data source is a database, specify the login and other database details like shown below:
5. If the selected data source is a file like XLSX, CSV etc, specify the location of a file. The location can also be from a network shared drive.
6. If the selected data source is another SharePoint list, specify the source list details like URL of the site, list name, and authentication details in their respective fields to proceed. The above mentioned details are show below,