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In Flow View, you can review the details of the connections used to access the flow's imported datasets, whether you created it or it was shared with you.

Select the imported dataset that uses the connection. 

Figure: Connection icon

Icon context menu

Right-click the connection icon next to the imported dataset. The context menu items apply to the imported dataset. For more information, see View for Imported Datasets.

Details options

Select the connection to view the details options. Most options pertain to the dataset imported through the connection. 

To review details about the connection, click the connection name in the Details panel. 

Figure: Connection details

Key Fields:Connection Type: For more information, see Connection Types.

Owner: User that owns the connection. This user can modify connection properties.

Server information: You can review information about the source to which the connection links.


Private - Connection is available for use only for specified users of the platform.

Public - Connection is available for all users.

For more information, see Share Connection Dialog.

Details options

Edit Connection: If you have permissions, this option enables you to modify the connection. See Create Connection Window.

NOTE: For shared connections, you may only modify the username and password if they were not provided to you. All other fields are read-only.

Share: Click to share the connection with other users.

NOTE: You can share connections that have been shared with you. You cannot modify their properties.

Tip: If groups have been enabled in your instance of the Designer Cloud Powered by Trifacta platform, you can share flows and connections to LDAP groups. For more information, see Configure Users and Groups.

See Share Connection Dialog.

Delete: If you are the connection owner, you can delete the connection. 

Deleting a connection cannot be undone. All datasets that use the connection are no longer accessible.

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