Add an IBM Db2 database connection

You can add a connection to an IBM Db2 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 IBM Db2 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 IBM Db2 connection type.


    An environment in which a data point is executed. Specify LUW, iSeries, or Mainframe.


    Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Db2 system.


    Specify the port associated to the Db2 system.


    Specify the user to connect to IBM Db2. This user must have data access privileges.


    Specify the password.


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

    Database alias

    Specify database alias for easy identification.


    Specify the Db2 version being connected to.

    Code page

    A standardized code in which characters are represented for computer storage and transmission by the numbers 0 through 127. Select either ASCII or EBCDIC.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Select Create connection.

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