Add a Teradata database connection

You can add a connection to a Teradata 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 Teradata 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 Teradata connection type.


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


    Specify the port associated to the Teradata system.

    Authentication type

    Specifies the type of security protocol to connect to the instance.


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


    Specify the password for the User.


    Collection of information that is organized so that it can be easily accessed, managed and updated.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.


    Specify the version of Teradata.

  5. Select Create connection.

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