Add a Snowflake connection

You can add a connection to a Snowflake database using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

To add a new connection to Snowflake, follow these steps:

  1. Click Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, click Add connection in the top right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, enter the Connection name, and select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the Snowflake Connection type, the rest of the connection properties appear.

    • Connection name
      Name your connection.

    • Connection type
      Choose the Snowflake connection type.

    • User
      Specify the user to connect to Snowflake. This user must have data access privileges to the databases.

    • Password
      Specify the password.

    • Account
      Specify the account to connect to the Snowflake database.

    • Warehouse
      Choose the warehouse of databases.

    • Role
      Specify the role that defines the set of privelleges assigned to a user or a user group.

    • Keep connection alive
      Specify if system must force the user to log in again after a period of inactivity. + • When TRUE, Snowflake keeps the session active indefinitely, even if there is no user activity. + • When set to FALSE user must log in after four hours of inactivity. Under Advanced Options.

    • JDBC options
      Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

  5. Click Create connection.