Metaplane automatically generates lineage between warehouse tables/columns with downstream Looker Explore fields, dashboards, and Looks.
The Looker user needs the following permissions for Metaplane to properly sync Looker and generate lineage.
access_data see_lookml_dashboards see_looks see_user_dashboards explore see_sql see_lookml develop see_datagroups
- Go to your Looker dashboard: https://company.cloud.looker.com.
- Click Admin > Users in the menu bar.
- Click Edit next to a user.
- Click the Edit Keys button next to API Keys.
- Click New API3 Key.
- Copy the Client ID and Client Secret.
To add a source, navigate to the Connections page and click the Looker button. A modal will prompt you for the credentials you just created in Looker, then allow you to save the connection for testing. You can use any Name that you want for internal organization.
Once your Looker account is successfully connected, Metaplane will sync and automatically derive lineage from warehouse tables/columns to Looker dashboards and explores. You will be able to see your Looker lineage on your test pages and in your slack alerts.
Metaplane will always connect to your Looker instance from these static IP addresses:
Updated 3 months ago