Add an Amazon Aurora database connection

You can add a connection to an Amazon Aurora database using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

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, select the Connection type.

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

    See Connection properties for details, defaults, and examples.

    Connection name

    Name your connection.

    Connection type

    Choose the Amazon Aurora connection type.

    Host

    Specify the hostname or IP address of the Aurora system.

    Port

    Specify the port associated with Amazon Aurora connections.

    User

    Specify the user to connect to Amazon Aurora. This user must have data access privileges.

    Password

    Specify the password for the User.

    Enter password/Fetch password from vault

    Select whether to enter password or fetch and use the password you have stored in external vault providers (e.g AWS Secrets Manager).

    Vault provider

    Select the name of your external vault provider.

    Secrets manager region

    Region of the AWS account where secret manager is defined.

    Secret name or ARN

    If user trying to access using two different accounts, then the value to be given here is a fully qualified Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the secret.

    Remote role ARN

    If user trying to access using two different accounts, then the value to be given here is a remote role Amazon Resource Name (ARN) where secret manager is not defined.

    Key name in secret

    Key name given for the secret, to get its value.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Click Create connection.