Microsoft SQL Server

In this doc, we will cover how to setup a Connection to a Microsoft SQL Server.

Prerequisites

  • Access credentials
  • Data location on Microsoft SQL Server

Create new Microsoft SQL Server connection

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Figure 1

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Figure 2

In Figure 2 above:

  • Access Type (required): The type of connection: Read-Only, Write-Only, Read-Write.
  • Connection Name (required): The name to identify this connection with, such as 'MS SQL Server Connector'.
  • Host (required): IP or the hostname of the Microsoft SQL server.
  • Port (optional): Host server port number.
  • Database Name (required): Name of the database.
  • Choose Credentials (required): Choose from existing credentials or create new credential for connecting to Microsoft SQL server if 'Required Credentials' checkbox is selected.
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Figure 3

In Figure 3 above, create new credentials if the Required Credentials checkbox was selected and you do not want to use an existing credential.

  • Credential Name (required): The name to identify this credential with.
  • User (required): Microsoft SQL Server username to connect with.
  • Password (required): Microsoft SQL Server password to connect with.
  • Use Azure Active Directory Password (optional): Azure Active Directory Authentication mechanism that allows connecting to Microsoft Azure SQL Database by using identities in Azure Active Directory. Additional information on Connect to Server
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Figure 4

In Figure 4 above, use TEST CONNECTION button to check whether credentials are correctly configured and If ALL PASS, click CREATE.


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