Connector definitions Each connector definition is specific to an event source vendor. The connector definition specifies the MID Server script include that pulls events from the external event source. In addition, the connector definition specifies what connector instance value parameters are needed to connect to the external event source host. Create a connector definitionCreate a connector definition to support a new external event source from which to receive events. Create a custom connectorA custom connector requires a script, connector definition, and connector instance to retrieve events on behalf of an event source. Create a custom pull metric connectorA custom pull metric connector requires a script, connector definition, and connector instance to retrieve raw metric information from an external source. Custom connector code sampleThe code sample used in this connector definition demonstrates how to manage events using web service API. Custom connector guidelinesYou can improve the configuration settings of a custom connector that connects to an external source by considering the following tips.