Onna API - Glossary

# Datasource

Content type in the Onna platform used to collect data from cloud-based services that also holds the configuration values needed to establish a connection to the remote source.

# account_type

Identifier for the different account types in Onna.

# behavior

A programming construct that allows a certain trait to be reused among other software components.

# client_id

Identifies a component, defined in the configuration values.

# client_secret

Password, used in conjunction with a client_id, to generate a service token.

# container

The name of the database attached to your account. Our naming convention is to use the account name you provided during the self-registration process.

HTTP headers are used to send additional information about the request or response. Authentication tokens can be sent in a HTTP header.

# magic_url

A one-time use link that provides a direct landing on specific content within the platform.

# op

Short for operation, used in the payload of a request to inform the API that an action needs to take place on a value.

# pinrole

Shorthand for "principal + role", used when sharing resources.

# service account

A service account will permit you to access certain administrative parts of the Onna API. The service account will be able to access the platform regardless of SSO/MFA settings.

# scope

The name of your account.

scope, container, and account may be the same value.

# spyder manager

Schedules syncs and dynamically allocates necessary resources to the spyder. It is in charge of creating new jobs, monitoring them, and informing when finished. It also re-schedules jobs for auto-sync Spyders.

# token

A JWT token, which is returned from the login endpoint.

# wallet

A centralized management solution for datasource credentials. Wallets can be both per user, and for an account. Account wallets are shareable by account admininstrator.

# workspace

Workspaces are collaboration spaces in Onna that allow you to:

  • Add members with different roles to collaborate in the workspace
  • Search across and share data sources
  • Export saved searches or entire data sources
Last Updated: 8/27/2020, 6:11:25 AM