Create Connection Window
|Host||Host of the database.|
Port by which to access the database host.
Default values are pre-populated based on the connection type you selected.
|Connect String Options|
(optional) If access to the database requires special connection string options, you may paste or enter them here.
You only need to provide the parameter and string value. Example:
To connect using SSL, click this checkbox.
If this checkbox is not present, SSL connections for this database type are not supported or are required:
No additional Connect String Options are required for supported database vendors.
|Service Name||(Oracle only) Name of the service. For example, enter |
|Database||(PostgreSQL only) Name of the database to connect. The name of the default database is the username, so you should change this value in most cases.|
Depending on the type of datastore to which you are connecting, you may have multiple methods of providing credentials for authentication:
(basic credential type) Username to access the database. This value is encrypted for security.
(basic credential type) Password for the specified user. This value is encrypted for security.
(OAuth2 credential type) Select the OAuth2 client to use to connect to the datastore.
When the above properties are specified, click Test Connection to validate that
|Advanced Options: Default Column Data Type Inference|
You can choose to enable or disable type inferencing for individual connections, when the connection is created or edited.
Display name of the connection, which appears in the application.
|Connection Description||User-friendly description for the connection, which appears in the application.|
After you have created your connection, run a simple job on data sourced from it.