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Overview

You can create a Snowflake Source Connector to read from multiple tables within your Snowflake, using Snowflake's key pair authentication.
To set up this Source Connector, you will need to configure key pair authentication for your Snowflake account and provide the private key. To learn more about configuring key pair authentication within Snowflake, visit:https://docs.snowflake.com/en/user-guide/key-pair-auth.html
The schema for this Source Connector is defined by the selected columns from the query.

Prerequisites

Required information:
  • Private Key
  • Account Name
  • User Name (with appropriate privileges)
  • Warehouse

Creating a Snowflake Source Connector

Step 1: Click New Connector
Step 2: Under the System prompt, click Snowflake
Step 3: Enter a Connector Name.
Step 4: Select Source Connector.

Authentication

Private Key
Step 1: Provide a private Snowflake key in PEM format as shown below:
Note: We do not currently support encrypted keys
To learn more about configuring key pair authentication for your Snowflake account, visit: https://docs.snowflake.com/en/user-guide/key-pair-auth.html

Account Information

Step 1: Provide your Snowflake account name in this format <account_locator>.<region_id>.<cloud>
E.g. xk79910.us-central1.gcp
Note: Your full account name may include segments that identify the region and cloud platform where your account is hosted. Include those additional segments when providing your account name.
To learn more about Snowflake account names, visit:
Step 2: Enter User Name.
This User Name must be associated with an account that has the required permissions enabled in order to successfully build a connector. To learn more about Snowflake access controlprivledges, visit: https://docs.snowflake.com/en/user-guide/security-access-control.html
Step 3: Provide the name of the warehouse that will execute the query you provide below.

Query

Provide a query to access the data in your Snowflake. You can query against multiple tables, and your query can be as complex as you need it to be.
For more information about writing a query, visit: https://docs.snowflake.com/en/user-guide/querying.html
The schema for this Source Connector is defined by the selected columns from the query.