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Connect to HubSpot

Connect to HubSpot

June 1, 2020
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July 11, 2019
Connect to HubSpot (an example of a non-SAP third-party application) via CRM Hub.

You will learn

  • How to get the integration or API key to access HubSpot
  • How to connect to a third-party application from SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors


  • You should have your test or sandbox tenant in HubSpot(CRM) or any other third-party application.

Step 1: Get integration key to access HubSpot
  1. Log on to your HubSpot tenant by providing your login credentials.

    • Click Setting and then click Integrations.
    Navigate Settings
  2. Expand the Integrations from menu item.

  3. Select API key menu item and then click Show.

    You will get the API Key that can be used to connect securely from SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors.

    Get API Key
  4. Click Copy to copy the API key that can be used from SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors.

    Copy API Key

    If you have not created API Key already click on Create to create one that can be used to connect securely from SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors

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Step 2: Connect to third-party application
  1. Enter your SAP Cloud Platform trial.

    • Navigate to the Cloud Foundry environment by clicking on Enter Your Trial Account and click on trial.

    Logon CP Trial
  2. From the Subscriptions tab, search and select Open Connectors tile.

  3. Click Go to Application.

    OCN Service Enable

    You are on SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors home or landing page.

    OCN Landing Page
  4. Click Connectors tab to view all the available pre-built connectors.

    Click Connectors
  5. In the search bar, enter CRM to view all connectors for third-party CRM Hub.

    HubSpot CRM

    In this exercise, HubSpot is used and therefore select the HubSpot CRM connectors. You can also explore and try out third-party connectors of your choice from the available connectors catalog.

  6. Hover over the HubSpot CRM and select the option Authenticate to connect to your own HubSpot tenant.


    You are on Create Authenticated Connector page.

  7. Create an instance of the connector and set up authentication.

    • Enter myhubspot as the name for your authenticated connector.

    • Select apikey from the Authentication Type drop down.

    • Click Show Optional Field to enter your HubSpot API key.

    Provide API Key
    • Enter your HubSpot API key and then click Create Instance.
    Create Instance

    This creates an authenticated connector instance to your own HubSpot tenant.

    In case you have selected an OAuth authentication based flow, then click Create Instance and you are redirected to your third-party OAuth token provider for an OAuth authorization code flow.

  8. To try out the REST APIs from the specific third-party application, click Test in the API Docs.

    Test API Docs

    After the authenticated connection to your third-party application has been created successfully, you can test the connection from SAP Cloud Platform Open Connectors.

  9. Select any of the available resources and click Try it Out to test the connectivity to third-party applications, and then click Execute.

    Try Out

    This shows the CURL command with the harmonized REST URIs to your third-party application and the normalized authentication token which can be used to securely and seamless connect to your third-party application.

    The harmonized URIs and authentication headers can be used to connect securely to your third-party application via SAP Cloud Platform from any application that supports connecting to an HTTP endpoints.

    Curl Command
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