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Snowflake Connector

Install PipeRider with the Snowflake connector and connect to a Snowflake data source.

Installation

Install PipeRider with the Snowflake connector.
pip install 'piperider[snowflake]'

Prepare Credentials of Snowflake

Initialize a new PipeRider project using piperider init and when promoted select Snowflake as the data source.
The following information is required.
  • Account
  • Username
  • Password
  • Role (optional)
  • Database
  • Warehouse
  • Schema
piperider init
What data source would you like to connect to?:
> snowflake
Please enter the following fields for snowflake
Account:
Username:
Password:
Role (optional):
Database:
Warehouse:
Schema:
If you see the message Please run pip install piperider[snowflake] to get the snowflake connector this means that the Snowflake connector is not installed. Please follow the installation instructions above.

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

If multi-factor authentication (MFA) is enabled on your Snowflake account, you will receive a Duo push-notification prompting you to allow access to the data source when executing the following PipeRider functions:
  • piperider diagnose
  • piperider run

MFA Token Caching

To reduce the number of prompts you receive, Snowflake allows users to cache MFA tokens by enabling a setting at the account level.
If MFA is enabled on your Snowflake account, please ensure the following.
  • The following package is installed: pip install 'snowflake-connector-python[secure-local-storage]'
  • For non-dbt projects:
    Edit .piperider/credentials.yml and add authenticator: username_password_mfa
  • For dbt projects:
    Edit ~/.dbt/profiles and add the following line to the corresponding profile: authenticator: username_password_mfa