Add an Oracle database connection

You can add a connection to an Oracle database using ThoughtSpot DataFlow.

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 Oracle 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 Oracle connection type.


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


    Specify the port associated to the Oracle system.


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


    Specify the password for the User.

    Service name

    This is the TNS alias that you give when you remotely connect to your database. You can find it in the Tnsnames.ora file. It can be the same as the SID. You can also give it any other name you want.

    AD user

    Enable this option to use single sign-on and multi-factor authentication to avoid security breach.

    JDBC options

    Specify the options associated with the JDBC URL.

  5. Click Create connection.