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6 July 2017

How to integrate Exact Online using Oauth 2.0

Sjaak Overgaauw
CTO

How to integrate Exact Online with Dell Boomi? We know how to do that. So why not documenting it? You can integrate Exact Online and Boomi in just 5 minutes. And with zero code ūüėȬ†Here we go!

Exact is a Dutch software company that offers accounting, ERP, and other software for small and medium enterprises. Exact develops cloud-based and on-premises software for industries such as accountancy, wholesale distribution, professional services and manufacturing. Exact Online is serving 300.000+ customers worldwide.

Register API key

Exact Online uses oauth 2.0 to authenticate. Please register an API key first on the Exact Online developers web site.

  • Redirect URI = https://platform.boomi.com/account//oauth2/callback

Create a Boomi process

Logon to Dell Boomi platform. Create the example process as shown below. The example process connects to Exact Online, gets the accounts and then splits them into separate XML’s.

Configure the http client connector shape

Configure the http client operation as shown in the image

  • Connector = http client
  • Action = Get
  • Connection = Exact Online
  • Operation = Get Account

Configure your http client connection

Configure the http client connection as shown in the image below

  • Client ID = client ID of your Exact online API key
  • Client secret =¬†client secret of your Exact online API key
  • Authorization token =¬†https://start.exactonline.nl/api/oauth2/auth
  • Access token URL =¬†https://start.exactonline.nl/api/oauth2/token
  • Add parameter “response_type” and value “code”
  • Add parameter “token_type’ and value “Bearer”

The next thing you have to do is generating the access token by pressing the “Generate” or “Regenerate” button. You now have integrated Exact Online and Dell Boomi. That’s it!

Configure your http client operation

Configure the http client operation as shown in the image below.

  • The resource path should contain the unique ID of your Exact Online administration number

The next thing you have to do is generating the access token by pressing the “Generate” or “Regenerate” button. You gave now integrated Exact Online and Dell Boomi.

Test your process

Now test your process in test mode. Press on the “Test mode” button on the top right

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