You may want to export a Connector Builder connector to use as a local backup or archive, or to share a copy of the connector outside of your organization. Connector Builder exports are in the format of a JSON file containing all of the metadata of a connector. Once you have a JSON connector export, it can be imported into any organization.
In card view, on the back of the card, click the actions menu icon and select Export.
In list view, hover over the connector row; then in the far right column, click the actions menu icon and select Export.
In addition, you can export a connector during connector creation using the Export link at the bottom of step 4:
Upon clicking Export, a JSON file containing the connector metadata will be generated and downloaded through your browser.
Importing a Connector
You can import exported Connector Builder connectors from the Connector Builder index. To begin the import process, click Import:
In the next screen, you browse to the connector file and import the connector:
Browse: Use the Browse button to browse to a Connector Builder JSON file that has been exported from Cloud Studio. Upon selecting a file, these fields become available:
Connector Name: The connector name will be prepopulated from the JSON file. To use a different name, you can edit it here.
Version: The version will be prepopulated from the JSON file. To use a different version, you can edit it here.
NOTE: The combination of the connector name and version must be unique for each connector within an organization.
Import: Click the Import button to import the connector. If the connector was successfully imported, the imported connector will open on step 4 of the connector creation screen. In addition, the new connector will be available from the Connector Builder index.
TIP:After a connector is imported, it is not yet published. You must click Publish from step 4 of the connector creation screen to make the connector available for end users.