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Connecting to an IBM Netezza Database

Use the following procedure to connect to your IBM Netezza database:

  1. Click on the New icon in the Project panel at the top left corner of the window.

  2. Select IBM Netezza in the Platform drop-down list at the top of the dialog box.

  3. Select the Standard option in the Mode drop-down list if you would like to connect to the IBM Netezza database in the standard mode.

    • Specify the Server name in the appropriate field. You can enter it manually or select it from the drop-down list (if it has been used already).

    • Provide the rest of connection information to the IBM Netezza database: Server Port and Username. You can manually enter these values or select them from drop-down lists.

    • Enter the Password to fill in the information about IBM Netezza database connection.

    • Press the Test button to verify that you can successfully connect to your IBM Netezza database.

  4. Select the ConnectionString option in the Mode drop-down list if you want to connect to the IBM Netezza database using the connection string.

    • Enter the Connection string manually or select it from the drop-down list (if it has already been used).

    • Press the Test button to verify that you can successfully connect to your IBM Netezza database.