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Connect Cassandra to PrivaceraCloud for Discovery

This topic describes how to connect Cassandra to the PrivaceraCloud Discovery service. Discovery is now compatible with Cassandra version 3.11.9.


Before connecting the Cassandra application, make sure you have the following information available:

  • JDBC URL : jdbc:cassandra://<host>:<port>

  • JDBC Username 

  • JDBC Password 


For Discovery with Cassandra, thrift server needs to be enabled. For more information, see nodetool enablethrift. JDBC URL should connect to thrift server and the default port for thrift server is 9160.

  1. Go to Settings > Applications.

  2. Select Cassandra.

  3. Enter the application Name and Description.

  4. Click Save.

  5. Click the toggle button to enable Data Discovery for Cassandra.

  6. In the BASIC tab, enter the values in the following fields:

    • JDBC URL

    • JDBC Username 

    • JDBC Password 

  7. On the ADVANCED tab, you can add custom properties.

  8. Click IMPORT PROPERTIES to browse and import application properties.

  9. Click TEST CONNECTION to check if the connection is successful.

  10. Click Save.

Define scan targets

To define Privacera Discovery scan targets for this application, see Privacera Discovery scan targets.