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 for the User.

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

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> = <param_1_value>
<param_2_name> = <param_2_value>

Optional field.

Example:
date_time_format = %Y-%m-%d
date_format = %Y-%m-%d
time_format = %H:%M:%S
Valid Values:
null_value = NULL
max_ignored_rows = 0
Default:
max_ignored_rows = 0