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Share a Connection

This section provides an overview of sharing connections with other users for collaboration.

You can share connections with other users to use the same connection through the Connections page.


Access to the Connections page in the application and privileges on connections is governed by roles in your workspace. For more information, please contact your workspace administrator.

Share a Connection


  1. From the Connections page, select the connection to share, and click Share from the context menu.

  2. In the Share dialog, enter the name or email address of the user or users with whom to share the connection. You may be able to paste a comma-separated list of email addresses.

  3. To provide view permissions or edit permissions, specify the privilege level of the user.

    1. Viewer: User can access the connection and run jobs from it. User cannot modify the connection.

    2. Editor: All of the viewer privileges, plus the user can edit the connection and share it with others.


      Only an administrator can make a connection public.

  4. You can specify whether to share your credentials with shared users:

    1. Share credentials: (default) The credentials specified in the connection definition are shared with each user of the connection.

    2. Do not share credentials: Each user must specify their own credentials.

  5. To share the connection, click Share. The selected users can now see the connections in the Shared with Me tab of the Connections page.

Make a Connection Public

Only an administrator can make a connection public.

Remove Sharing From a Connection

You can remove the sharing from a connection by performing the following steps:

  1. From the Share dialog for connections, select the user to remove sharing.

  2. From the drop-down next to the user, Select Remove.

  3. The sharing for the connection is removed.