To add CockroachDB as a Datasource in the Admin UI, set the following configuration properties. For more information, see our main guide, Add a Datasource.

Configuration Properties

Add CockroachDB Datasource Dialog
Add CockroachDB Datasource Dialog
  • Display Name (Required): Enter a meaningful name for this resource (e.g., “Cockroach”). This name will show up in the Admin UI.
  • Datasource Type (Required): Select CockroachDB.
  • Hostname (Required): Enter the hostname. Note that it must be accessible to a Gateway or Relay.
  • Port (Required): Enter the port to connect to the resource (default: 5432).
  • Port Override: After this Datasource has been created, this field will be automatically filled with a port between 1024-59999 that is not in use by another Datasource. You can optionally overwrite it with your own preferred port later in the Port Overrides settings.
  • Database (Required): Enter the name of the database you will be connecting to with this Datasource.
  • Secret Store: If a secret store integration is configured, select where the credentials for this resource will be stored.
  • Username (Required): Enter the username of the user that will be used for this Datasource.
  • Password (Required): Enter the password of the user that will be used for this Datasource.
  • Override Database (Optional): By default, strongDM will limit all connections to the configured CockroachDB database. Uncheck the box to disable this option.
  • Resource Tags (Optional): Assign tags to the Datasource by entering key-value pairs in the format <KEY>=<VALUE> (e.g., env=dev).

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