Add a Snowflake connection

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

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


    Specify the user to connect to Snowflake. This user must have data access privileges to the databases.


    Specify the password.


    Specify the account to connect to the Snowflake database.


    Choose the warehouse of databases.


    Specify the role that defines the set of privileges assigned to a user or a user group.

    Keep connection alive

    Specify if system must force the user to sign in again after a period of inactivity.

    • When TRUE, Snowflake keeps the session active indefinitely, even if there is no user activity.
    • When set to FALSE user must sign in after four hours of inactivity.

    Under Advanced Options.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Select Create connection.

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