This page outlines the steps to connect Airbyte to the CData Connect Cloud Virtual SQL Server API.


Before you connect, you must first do the following:

  • Connect a data source to your CData Connect Cloud account. See Connections for more information.
  • Generate a Personal Access Token (PAT) on the Settings page. Copy this down, as it acts as your password during authentication.

Connecting to CData Connect Cloud

To establish a connection from Airbyte to the CData Connect Cloud Virtual SQL Server API, follow these steps.

  1. Log in to your Airbyte account.

  2. On the left panel, click Sources, then Add New Source.

  3. Select MSSQL Server from Source Type to connect the TDS endpoint.

  4. Enter your Source Name.

  5. Enter your Host URL. In this case the host is

  6. Add the Port to connect to. In our example the port is 14333.

  7. Enter the Database to connect to. In the example, the Database is GoogleSheets1.

  8. Enter the Username you use to connect to the source.

  9. For the SSL Method, use Encrypted (trust server certificate), leave the Replication Method as standard, and the SSH Tunnel Method as No Tunnel.

  10. Add any Schema you want to apply to the source.

  11. Enter your Password for the source.

  12. (Optional) Enter any needed JBDC URL Params.

  13. Click Test and Save to create the data source. You can now connect your source with a destination, which you will need to create separately.

  14. To connect your new source with your destination, click Connections and then Set Up Connection.

  15. Select the source created above and your desired destination, then allow Airbyte to process. When it is done, your connection is ready for use.