Salesforce connection reference

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

Here is a list of the fields for a Salesforce 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:

SalesforceConnection

Connection type

Choose the Salesforce connection type.

Mandatory field.

Example:

Salesforce

User

Specify the user id. This user must have data access privileges.

Mandatory field.

Example:

userdi

Password

Specify the password.

Mandatory field.

Example:

pswrd234%!

Use sandbox

Specify if connecting to copy of a production environment.

Optional field.

Example:

Unchecked

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 must 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 the escape character if using a text qualifier in the source data.

Optional field.

Example:

\"

Valid Values:

Any ASCII character

Default:

\"

Fetch size

Specify the number of rows fetched into memory at the same time. If the value is 0, system fetches all rows at the same time.

Mandatory field.

Example:

1000

Valid Values:

Any numeric value

Default:

1000

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:

--user "dbuser" --password "$DIWD" --target_database "ditest" --target_schema "falcon_schema"

Default:

--max_ignored_rows 0