Connecting to Elasticsearch

Szymon Karpęcki - Dataedo Team Szymon Karpęcki 26th October, 2021
Applies to: 10.x (current) versions, Article available also for: 9.x

This article explains how to connect Dataedo to Elasticsearch and import metadata - indexes and fields.

Add new connection

To connect to Elasticsearch 7 instance create new documentation by clicking Add and choosing Database connection.

Connection to Elasticsearch

Connection details

On the Add documentation screen choose Elasticsearch.

Add docs - Elasticsearch

Provide database connection details:

  • Host - provide a host name or address where a database is on. E.g. http://server17, http://server17.ourdomain.com or http://192.168.0.37.
  • Port - port on which your database is available. Do not change it unless you are sure that it is not default 9200.
  • User and password - if authentication is required for connection, provide your username and password. Both fields are optional.

Elasticsearch connection form

Saving password

You can save password for later connections by checking Save password option. Password are saved in the repository database.

Importing indexes

When connection was successful Dataedo will read objects and show a list of objects found. You can choose which objects to import. You can also use advanced filter to narrow down list of objects.

Confirm list of objects to import by clicking Next.

Elasticsearch objects to import

Next screen allow you to change name of the documentation under which it will be visible in Dataedo repository.

Elasticsearch documentation title

Click Import to start the import.

Elasticsearch Import Progress

When done close import window with Finish button.

Elasticsearch import suceeded

Output

Your Elasticsearch metadata has been imported to new documentation in the repository.

Elasticsearch example documentation

Elasticsearch support

Elasticsearch support

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