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You can create connections to one or


more Oracle databases from







If you are connecting

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to any relational source of data, such as
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Redshift or Oracle, you must add the
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to your whitelist for those resources. See Whitelist Platform Service.



For more information, see Getting Started with Trifacta.


To create this connection:

  • In the Import Data page, click the Plus sign. Then, select the Relational tab. Click the
    D s conntype
     cardOracle card
  • You can also create connections through the Connections page. See Connections Page.


For more information, see Configure SSH Tunnel Connectivity.

Enter your hostname. Example:


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PortSet this value to 1521.
Connect String options

Please insert any connection options as a string here. See below.

Enable SSL

Select the option if the connection should use SSL.


NOTE: Additional configuration may be required in the database server. For more information, please consult the documentation that was provided with the distribution.


NOTE: SSL connections are not supported in

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Service NameEnter the name of the Oracle service.
User Name(basic credential type only) Username to use to connect to the database.
Password(basic credential type only) Password associated with the above username.
Test ConnectionAfter you have defined the connection credentials type, credentials, and connection string, you can validate those credentials.Advanced options: Enable SSH TunnelingIf available, the SSH tunneling options allow you to configure SSH tunneling authentication between the
D s webapp
and your

NOTE: SSH tunneling is available on a per-connection basis. It may not be available for all connections.

Connection NameDisplay name of the connection
Connection DescriptionDescription of the connection, which appears in the application.


Connection URL

The properties that you provide are inserted into the following URL, which connects 

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 to the connection:

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Connect string options

The connect string options are optional. If non-standard connections are required,

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 supports Oracle supports using tsnames format. 

When the connect string options field is used:


For more information, please see the documentation for the

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 driverOracle driver.

Driver Information

This connection uses the following driver:

Create via API


  • Type: jdbc
  • Vendor: oracle

For more information, see

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For more information on common error messages, see

"Could not create dataset - Lexical error"

When you attempt to create a dataset with SQL from an Oracle database, you may receive an ORA error similar to the above. These queries may work in other database tools. 


The solution is to apply aliasing impacted columns in your SQL query. For more information, see Supported SQL Syntax.



SQL Syntax


Object delimiter: double-quote

Example syntax:

Double quotes required around database and table names and not required around column names.

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SELECT "column1","column2" FROM "databaseName"."tableName";

For more information on SQL in general, see Supported SQL SyntaxDatabase Browser.

Data Conversion

For more information on how values are converted during input and output with this database, see Oracle Data Type Conversions. D s alsolabeloracle