Add a Salesforce connection

You can add a connection to your Salesforce instance using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

To add a new connection to Salesforce, 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 Salesforce 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 Salesforce connection type.


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


    Specify the password.

    Use sandbox

    Specify if connecting to copy of a production environment.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Click Create connection.

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