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

Here is a list of the fields for a Splunk 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:
SplunkConnection
Connection type
Choose the Splunk connection type.
Mandatory field.
Example:
Splunk
Server name
Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Splunk system
Mandatory field.
Example:
www.example.com
Port
Specify the port associated to the Splunk system
Mandatory field.
Example:
1234
User
Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Splunk system. This user should have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases.
Mandatory field.
Example:
userdi
Password
Specify the password for the User
Mandatory field.
Example:
pswrd234%!
JDBC options
Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.
Optional field.
Example:
jdbc:sqlserver://[serverName[\instanceName][:portNumber]]
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:
The delimiter specified in sync
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:
"
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.
Max ignored rows
Abort the transaction after encountering 'n' ignored rows
Optional field.
Default:
0
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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
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