Looker is an enterprise platform for BI, data applications, and embedded analytics that helps you explore and share insights in real time.
Metaplane automatically generates lineage between warehouse tables/columns with downstream Looker Explore fields, dashboards, and Looks.
Creating API3 Keys
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.
Adding Looker source
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, then allow you to save the connection for testing:
Whitelisting Metaplane IPs
Metaplane will always connect to your data warehouse from these static IP addresses:
Updated 3 months ago