Teradata connection reference

Here is a list of the fields of a Teradata connection in ThoughtSpot Connections. You need specific information to establish a seamless and secure connection. All fields are required, except where noted.

Connection name

Enter a new Teradata connection name.

Connection description

Provide a short description of the connection. (Optional)


Enter the host associated with the Teradata database. If you used an AWS PrivateLink between your Teradata data warehouse and the ThoughtSpot Cloud tenant, use the PrivateLink Endpoint DNS name provided by ThoughtSpot Support. For example, vpce-12345a9c7e43959d-xxo2u2xx.vpce-svc-037b1f73d3de3a5b4.us-west-2.vpce.amazonaws.com.


Enter the user account associated with the Teradata database.

Use application proxy user

Select this if you want to use the Teradata query-banding feature with the user.

The user must be configured as an application proxy user in Teradata.

Enter the password associated with the user account of the Teradata database.


Enter the database name associated with the Teradata database. (Optional)

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