Add a Presto database connection

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

Follow these steps:

  1. Select Connections in the top navigation bar.

  2. In the Connections interface, select Add connection in the upper-right corner.

  3. In the Create Connection interface, select the Connection type.

  4. After you select the Presto 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 Presto connection type.


    Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Presto system.


    Specify the port associated with the Presto system.

    Query engine

    Specify the type of query engine to connect to this instance.

    User name

    Specify the user id that will be used to connect to the Presto system. This user must have necessary privileges to access the data in the databases.

    Authentication type

    Based on the security protocol you use to connect to the instance, select the authentication type and provide details.

    SSL key store path

    Specify the trust store path, generated by the server.

    SSL key store password

    Specify the password for the key store. The client generates this while generating the key store file.

    Ldap password

    Provide LDAP password to connect.

    Kerberos remote service name

    Hostname of the Kerberos server. Required to generate the krb.conf file

    User principal

    To authenticate via a key-tab, you need the user principal associated with the key-tab. You can configure this when enabling Kerberos.

    Kerberos config

    A Kerberos config explains the configuration details used to connect to Kerberos authentication server.

    User keytab

    To authenticate via a key-tab, you must have the supporting key-tab file that the Kerberos Admin generates.

    Catalog name

    Specify the catalog file name.

    Schema name

    Specify the schema name of a database.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Select Create connection.

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