Add a Vertica database connection

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

    Host name

    Specify the hostname or the IP address of the Vertica system

    Port

    Specify the port associated to the Vertica system

    User

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

    Password

    Specify the password for the User

    Database

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

    SSL encryption

    To ensure the data is encrypted use additional security feature such as SSL.

    Trust store

    Specify the TLS/SSL client certificate store for SSL Client Authentication (2-way SSL)

    Trust store password

    Specify the password for the TLS/SSL client certificate.

  5. Click Create connection.