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Get the specified connection.
For more information on connections, see CLI for Connections.
NOTE: Each request to the Trifacta® platform must include authentication credentials. See API Authentication.
|Internal identifier for the connection|
Request URI - Example:
Response Status Code - Success:
200 - OK
Response Body Example:
|connectParams.vendor||The type of connection. See Connection Types.|
|connectParams.host||Host of the source|
|connectParams.port||Port number for the source|
|connectParams.database||Name of the default database (if applicable)|
|id||Internal identifier for the connection|
|host||Host of the source|
|port||Port number for the source|
|vendor||String identifying the connection's vendor|
|params||This setting is populated with any parameters that are passed to the source during connection and operations. For relational sources, this setting may include the default database.|
|name||Internal name of the connection|
|description||User-friendly description for the connection|
|type||Type of connection|
|createdBy||Internal identifier for the user who created the connection|
NOTE: After a connection has been made public, it cannot be made private again. It must be deleted and recreated.
|credentialType||The type of credentials used for the connection. This value varies depending on where the credentials are stored. See CLI for Connections.|
A universal object identifier, which is unique across instances of the platform.
This internal identifier is particularly useful when create import mapping rules.
|createdAt||Timestamp for when the connection was made|
|updatedAt||Timestamp for when the connection was last updated|
|updatedBy||Internal identifier for the user who last updated the connection|
If present, these values are the credentials used to connect to the database.
NOTE: For security reasons, you can store the connection's credentials in an external file on the Trifacta Server, after which they do not appear in this setting. See CLI for Connections.
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