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Sharepoint cloud Vinyl connection guide 3.3


This guide describes the system requirements and instructions for connecting Vinyl to an SharePoint database server.

To connect your servers, you must have Vinyl 3.3+ installed.

System requirements

Database server

SharePoint Cloud Database Server

Client web browser

  • Chrome: 84+

  • Firefox: 73+

  • Safari: 13.0.1+

  • Edge: 84+

Connection instructions

Adding a server

  1. Navigate to the Vinyl IDE

  2. From the Connect menu, click the Data Servers button

  3. Click the + Server button on the Data Servers panel. This will bring up the Server page. Provide the following information:

    • Server Name: An identifiable and unique server name. For example: SharePoint Test

    • Type: Select Microsoft SharePoint from the dropdown menu

    • Url: Enter the Url for the SharePoint Cloud, must start with http:// or https://

    • Click to expand Security Settings:

      • Enter the User Name and Password credentials associated with the SharePoint instance


  4. After filling in all necessary credentials, click the Save button to save the settings

Testing the connection

  1. From the Server screen, click Testing to expand the section

  2. Click the Test Connection button to make sure the server is properly connected

  3. Upon successful connection, click the IDE menu heading at the top of the page to return to the Vinyl IDE