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  1. Preface
  2. Part 1: Introduction to Amazon Redshift connectors
  3. Part 2: Data Integration with Amazon Redshift V2 Connector
  4. Part 3: Data Integration with Amazon Redshift Connector

Amazon Redshift Connectors

Amazon Redshift Connectors

Configuring Amazon Redshift ODBC connection on Windows

Configuring Amazon Redshift ODBC connection on Windows

Before you establish an ODBC connection to connect to Amazon Redshift on Windows, you must configure the ODBC connection.
Perform the following steps to configure an ODBC connection on Windows:
  1. Download the Amazon Redshift ODBC drivers from the AWS website.
    You must download the Amazon Redshift ODBC 64-bit driver.
  2. Install the Amazon Redshift ODBC drivers on the machine where the Secure Agent is installed.
  3. Open the folder in which ODBC data source file is installed.
  4. Run the
    odbcad32.exe
    file.
    The
    ODBC Data Source Administrator
    dialog box appears.
  5. Click
    System DSN
    .
    The
    System DSN
    tab appears. The following image shows the
    System DSN
    tab on the
    ODBC Data Source Administrator
    dialog box:
    The following image shows the System DSN  box.
  6. Click
    Configure
    .
    The
    Amazon Redshift ODBC Driver DSN Setup
    dialog box displays. The following image shows the
    Amazon Redshift ODBC Driver DSN Setup
    dialog box where you can configure the
    Connection Settings
    and
    Credentials
    section:
    The following image shows the Amazon Redshift ODBC Driver DSN Setup  box where you can configure the connection settings and credentials fields.
  7. Specify the following connection properties in the
    Connection Settings
    section:
    Property
    Description
    Data Source Name
    Name of the data source.
    Server
    Location of the Amazon Redshift server.
    Port
    Port number of the Amazon Redshift server.
    Database
    Name of the Amazon Redshift database.
    You must specify the
    Server
    ,
    Port
    , and
    Database
    values from the JDBC URL.
  8. Specify the following credentials in the
    Credentials
    section:
    Property
    Description
    User
    User name to access the Amazon Redshift database.
    Password
    Password for the Amazon Redshift database.
    Encrypt Password For
    Encrypts the password for the following users:
    • Current User Only
    • All Users of This Machine
    Default is
    Current User Only
    .
  9. Click
    Test
    to test the connection in the
    Amazon Redshift ODBC Driver DSN Setup
    box.
  10. Click
    OK
    .
The Amazon Redshift ODBC connection is configured successfully on Windows.
After you configure the Amazon Redshift ODBC connection, you must create an ODBC connection to connect to Amazon Redshift.
For more information about how to create an ODBC connection to connect to Amazon Redshift, see Creating an ODBC connection