The Cassandra Connection Manager contains the following three pages to connect to your Apache Cassandra server.

  • General
  • SSL 
  • Advanced

General Page

The General page of the Cassandra Connection Manager allows you configure server addresses and credentials for authentication.

Cassandra Connection Manager - General Page

Host(s)

Add and remove hosts using the 'Add Host' and 'Remove Host' buttons. 

Port

The Port to your Cassandra server.

Authentication Mode

The type of authentication used to access your Cassandra deployment. The available options are:

  • Basic
  • Dse (Kerberos)
  • Plain (LDAP)
  • None
Username

The username to use for authentication.

Password

The password to use for authentication.

Test Connection

After all the connection information has been provided, you may click the "Test Connection" button to test if you can connect successfully.

SSL Page

The SSL page allows you to configure TLS\SSL related settings.

Cassandra Connection Manager - SSL Page

Certificate Location

Allows you to specify the location of the certificate that will be used. There are two options available:

  • Store
  • File System
Certificate Subject

Allows you to specify the subject of the client certificate from the Certificate Store. Click the ellipses button to browse and select a certificate for the users store. This option is available when you choose Store as Certificate Location. 

Path to Certificate

Provide the path to the certificate file to use for authentication. Click the ellipses button to browse their file system for the certificate. This option is available when you choose File System as Certificate Location.

Certificate Password

Provide the password to the certificate file. This option is available when you choose File System as the Certificate Location. 

Advanced Page

This page contains all possible settings for a Cassandra connection. The description for a selected property will be at the bottom of this page. For more details visit the Cassandra Documentation.

Cassandra Connection Manager - Advanced Page