Connections are used to access databases for storing or retrieving data or to connect to a SMTP server for sending emails.

Create a Connection

You can create a Connection resource by clicking the plus sign in the bottom left corner of your project view. Then select the plug icon (see Figure 1) in the resource menu.

Figure 1: Connections IconFigure 1: Connections Icon

Figure 1: Connections Icon

Now you should see a form for creating a Connection. Give it a name and select one of the following Connection types from the dropdown (see Figure 2):

  • MongoDB - for connecting to a mongoDB database server
  • Microsoft SQL Server - for connecting to a MS SQL server
  • SMTP - for connecting to a SMTP server
Figure 2: Connection Creation FormFigure 2: Connection Creation Form

Figure 2: Connection Creation Form

Use Connections

You can use the Connections with the following nodes in your Flow:

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