Learn about the fields used to create a SAS connection with ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

Here is a list of the fields for a SAS connection in ThoughtSpot DataFlow. You need specific information to establish a seamless and secure connection.

Connection properties

Connection name
Name your connection.
Mandatory field.
Example:
SASConnection
Connection type
Choose the SAS connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
SAS
Host
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the system.
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated with the system.
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
User
Specify the user who connects to the system. This user must have data access privileges.
Mandatory field.
Example:
userid
Password
Specify the password for the User.
Mandatory field.
Example:
pswrd234%!
Server type
Specify the type of server to connect.
Mandatory field.
Example:
SASIOM
Valid Values:
SHARENET, SASIOM
Default:
SASIOM
Other notes:
If SASIOM is selected then by default the Version value is 9.2 and if SHARENET is selected then by default the Version value is 9.4
Ref name
Specify the reference name given to recognize the server
Mandatory field.
Example:
Test
Path
Specify the path which is generated by server
Mandatory field.
Example:
default
Version
Specify the SAS version being connected to
Optional field.
Example:
9.2
Valid Values:
9.2, 9.4, 9.44, or 9.45
Other notes:
Advanced configuration

Sync properties

Column delimiter
Specify the column delimiter character.
Mandatory field.
Example:
1
Valid Values:
Any printable ASCII character or decimal value for ASCII character
Default:
1
Enclosing character
Specify if the text columns in the source data needs to be enclosed in quotes.
Optional field.
Example:
DOUBLE
Valid Values:
SINGLE, DOUBLE
Default:
DOUBLE
Other notes:
This is required if the text data has newline character or delimiter character.
Escape character
Specify this if the text qualifier is mentioned. This should be the character which escapes the text qualifier character in the source data.
Optional field.
Example:
\"
Valid Values:
Any ASCII character
Default:
\"
TS load options
Specifies the parameters passed with the tsload command, in addition to the commands already included by the application. The format for these parameters is:
--<param_1_name> <optional_param_1_value>
--<param_2_name> <optional_param_2_value>
Optional field.
Example:
--max_ignored_rows 0
Valid Values:

--null_value ""
--escape_character ""
--max_ignored_rows 0
Default:
--max_ignored_rows 0
Reference:
tsload flag reference