When you configure a connection, the connection becomes available for use within the organization.
If you use sub-organizations and you want a connection to be available to multiple sub-organizations, create the connection in each sub-organization.
Configure connections on the
page lists all of the connections that have been configured in the organization. You can create a connection on this page. You can also search for an existing connection by name or description, by name only, or by description only.
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When you configure a connection for most connection types, you specify the runtime environment for the connection. The runtime environment must contain an agent that is running. For other connection types, you specify the runtime environment when you configure the task.
You can configure a connection to a database. When you create a source connection to a database, you create the connection to a database table, alias, or view. When you create a target connection to a database, you create a connection to a database table.
When you configure connections for sources and targets in a mapping or task, ensure that the code pages are the same. If the source system and target system in a task use different code pages, the
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might load unexpected data to the target.
You can delete any connection that you create as long as the connection is not used by a saved query or task.