Create a New Connection

This guide shows you how to create a new Connection.

Step 1: Create a new Connection.

  • From the Build Pane, select Read Connector
  • Next, select + New Connection.
  • Select your desired connection type:

  • Connections in Public or Private Preview may be behind the "Preview" filter option:

Step 2: Configure your Connection.

  • Complete the required fields within the connection settings (see Figure 2). See Connection Types to find each type's specifications.
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Step 3: Create new credentials.

  • If the Requires Credentials checkbox is marked, select an existing credential or create a new one.
  • To create a new credential, complete the required fields within the Create New Credential. See Connection Types to find each connection type's credential specifications.
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When updating a credential, any change will require you to re-enter sensitive fields. For example, If the user value changes, you will need to re-enter the password.

Step 4: Test your Connection.

  • Select TEST CONNECTION button to check whether credentials are correctly configured.
  • If a green check appears with ALL PASS, click CREATE (see figure 5).
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