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Direct connection (inbound)

When a database is accessible on the open internet from a known hostname or IP, you can simply connect to it directly from You can configure the connection either with the Connection managerUsing Connection Manager, or through the Integration gallery. This solution is perfect for online or SAAS products like Snowflake or when there is a desire to test virtualization capabilities.


When a database is located inside of an organization's network, this is not the preferred solution. Opening database servers to the open web can pose a security risk and should be avoided. If you are considering this solution, you should block traffic from all hosts except for those from a specified allowlist.Allowlist for