Establish connectivity to RSS

An Administrator can use the process described in this article to create a new Plug-in Data Source that is required to allow Elements to fetch data from RSS to create a visualization in Metric Insights.

1. Access Admin > Data Sources

At the bottom of the screen click [+ New Data Source].

The Select the Type of New Data Source pop-up opens.

2. Select "Other" Data Source Type and choose "RSS" from the drop-down list

3. Provide the RSS Parameters

  1. Enter RSS feed URL
  2. Optionally, enter the number of data collection threads that can be run concurrently for this Data Source

4. Other Settings

  1. You can create elements or Datasets directly from the respective tabs
  2. Click Permissions to assign them to Groups or Power Users