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Connect & Ingest data from / to a Snowflake database

Sling CLI Setup

The following credentials keys are accepted:
  • host (required) -> The hostname or account the instance (eg.
  • user (required) -> The username to access the instance
  • database (required) -> The database name of the instance
  • password (optional) -> The password to access the instance
  • schema (optional) -> The default schema to use
  • role (optional) -> The role to access the instance
  • warehouse (optional) -> The warehouse to use
  • passcode (optional) -> Specifies the passcode provided by Duo when using multi-factor authentication (MFA) for login.
  • authenticator (optional) -> Specifies the authenticator to use to login (e.g. snowflake_jwt, externalbrowser).
  • private_key_path (optional) -> Specifies the private key file path to use.
  • private_key_passphrase (optional) -> Specifies the private key file passphrase.
Here are examples of setting a connection named SNOWFLAKE. We must provide the type=snowflake property:
$ sling conns set SNOWFLAKE type=snowflake host=<host> user=<user> database=<database> password=<password> role=<role>
# Or use url
$ sling conns set SNOWFLAKE url="snowflake://myuser:[email protected]/mydatabase?schema=<schema>&role=<role>"

Environment Variable

export SNOWFLAKE='snowflake://myuser:[email protected]/mydatabase?schema=<schema>&role=<role>'

Sling Env File YAML

See here to learn more about the sling env.yaml file.
type: snowflake
host: <host>
user: <user>
password: <password>
port: <port>
database: <database>
schema: <schema>
role: <role>
warehouse: <warehouse>
url: "snowflake://myuser:[email protected]/mydatabase?schema=<schema>&role=<role>"
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