Snowflake Partner Connect

Partner Connect lets you easily create trial accounts with selected Snowflake business partners and integrate these accounts with Snowflake. This feature provides a convenient option for trying various 3rd-party tools and services, and then adopting the ones that best meet your business needs.

In this Topic:

Supported Partners

Important

Snowflake neither determines nor dictates the conditions or terms (length, supported features, etc.) for partner trial accounts; these policies are set by each Snowflake partner and vary according to the partner.

For details about a specific trial, please contact the partner directly.

Currently, Partner Connect includes the following partners:

Partner

Category

Notes

Alation

Security, Governance & Observability

Alteryx

Machine Learning & Data Science

ALTR

Security, Governance & Observability

Free forever plan

data.world

Security, Governance & Observability

Dataiku

Machine Learning & Data Science

DataOps.live

SQL Development & Management

DataRobot

Machine Learning & Data Science

dbt Labs

Data Integration

dbt Cloud

Domo

Business Intelligence (BI)

Etleap

Data Integration

Fivetran

Data Integration

H2O.ai

Machine Learning & Data Science

Hex

Machine Learning & Data Science

Hightouch

Data Integration

Hunters

Security, Governance & Observability

Immuta

Security, Governance & Observability

Informatica

Data Integration

Informatica Cloud

Informatica Data Loader

Data Integration

Informatica Data Loader

Knoema

Data Integration

Matillion Data Loader

Data Integration

Matillion Data Loader

Matillion ETL

Data Integration

Matillion ETL

Qlik

Data Integration

Qlik Replicate

Rivery

Data Integration

Sigma Computing

Business Intelligence (BI)

Sisense

Business Intelligence (BI)

Sisense for Cloud Data Teams

SnapLogic

Data Integration

SqlDBM

SQL Development & Management

Stitch

Data Integration

StreamSets

Data Integration

Striim

Data Integration

Talend

Data Integration

ThoughtSpot

Business Intelligence (BI)

Zepl

Machine Learning & Data Science

Security Requirements

Partner Connect is limited to account administrators (i.e. users with the ACCOUNTADMIN role) who have a verified email address in Snowflake:

  • To use Partner Connect, you must switch to the ACCOUNTADMIN role or contact someone in your organization who has the role.

  • To verify your email address:

    Snowsight

    Select User Menu » Profile

    Then, add or verify your email address.

    Classic Web Interface

    Click the dropdown menu next to your login name » Preferences » General.

    In the User Information area, add or verify your email address by clicking the appropriate link(s) in the Email Address field.

Connecting with a Snowflake Partner

To initiate a trial account with any Snowflake partner currently in Partner Connect:

  1. Log into either Snowsight or the classic web interface.

  2. Make ACCOUNTADMIN the active role in the interface:

    Either Interface

    Click the dropdown menu next to your login name, then click Switch Role » ACCOUNTADMIN to change to the account administrator role.

  3. Open the Partner Connect page:

    Snowsight

    Select Admin » Partner Connect. The Partner Connect page opens.

    Classic Web Interface

    Click on Partner Connect Partner Connect tab. The Snowflake Partner Connect page opens.

  4. Click on the corresponding tile for the partner to which you wish to connect.

    A dialog displays the requirements for connecting to the partner, as well as a list of the objects automatically created in Snowflake during the connection process, including an empty database, warehouse, default user, and custom role. The partner application uses these objects when reading from or writing to your account.

  5. Optionally specify one or more existing databases in Snowflake to automatically use with the trial. This creates an additional custom role that makes existing data in Snowflake quickly and easily available to the partner application.

    If you do not specify any databases during the initial connection process, you can specify them later; however, specifying them later is a manual task.

    Attention

    Currently, you cannot use the classic web interface to specify shared databases (i.e. databases shared from provider accounts to your account) for your Partner Connect trial during the initial connection process. If you select a shared database, the classic web interface returns an error when you click the Connect button to complete the process.

    To use shared databases with a trial:

    • Use Snowsight to complete the initial connection process.

    • Manually specify the shared database after the process completes.

  6. Click the Connect button below the partner description to initiate creating a trial account with the partner and connecting the partner application to Snowflake.

When the process is complete and the objects have been created, the partner tile is updated with a checkmark.

Objects Created for the Partner

During the connection process, the following Snowflake objects for the partner application are created in your account:

Object Name

Type

Notes

PC_<partner>_DB

Database

This database is empty and can be used to load/store data for querying. If you wish to use existing databases that already contain data, during the initial connection process, you can specify any non-shared databases to use in the field provided. You can also manually specify other databases after the process completes.

PC_<partner>_WH

Warehouse

The default size of the warehouse is X-Small, but can be changed if needed.

PC_<partner>_USER

System User

This is the user that connects to Snowflake from the partner application. As noted in the dialog, a random password for the user is automatically generated.

PC_<partner>_ROLE

Role

The PUBLIC role is granted to this custom role, which enables the role to access any objects owned/granted to the PUBLIC role. In addition, this role is granted to the SYSADMIN role, which enables users with the SYSADMIN role (or higher) to also access any Snowflake objects created for partner access.

In addition, if you optionally chose to specify one or more existing databases during the initial connection process, a second custom role is created with all of the necessary privileges to access the tables in the databases:

PC_<partner>_DB_PICKER_ROLE

This role is then granted to the PC_<partner>_ROLE, which enables all the tables in the specified databases to be used by the partner application with minimal (or no) additional configuration.

Note that this second role is not displayed in the dialog, but the role is created automatically after all the other objects listed in the dialog are created.

Tip

The above objects are created to enable a quick, convenient setup:

  • If you prefer to use existing Snowflake objects (databases, warehouses, users, etc.), you can update the preferences in the partner application to reference the desired objects in Snowflake.

  • An account administrator can use ALTER USER to change the generated password for PC_<partner>_USER.

  • To enable access to objects owned by (or granted to) roles other than PUBLIC, grant the other roles to PC_<partner>_ROLE.

Automated Application Features and Resource Usage

Partner applications may include automated features such as dashboards that run on a schedule and consume compute resources. We encourage you to read the product documentation for a partner application and to monitor usage of the PC_<partner>_WH warehouse to avoid unexpected Snowflake credit usage by the application.

Adding Partner IP Addresses to Network Policies

If you use a network policy to restrict access to your Snowflake account based on user IP address, partner applications will not be able to access your account unless you add the partner’s IP addresses to the list of allowed IP addresses in the network policy. For detailed instructions, see Modifying Network Policies.

The following table lists the IP addresses to add for each partner (if available and supported) or provides links to pages on the partner sites for this information:

Partner

IP Addresses

Notes

Alation

N/A

Alteryx

44.225.50.233

ALTR

3.145.219.176/28 . 35.89.45.128/28 . 44.203.133.160/28

data.world

52.3.83.134 . 52.205.195.10 . 52.205.207.86

Dataiku

N/A

DataOps.live

N/A

DataRobot

N/A

dbt Labs

52.22.161.231 . 52.45.144.63 . 54.81.134.249

Domo

N/A

Etleap

N/A

Fivetran

52.0.2.4

For more setup details, see the Fivetran Documentation.

H2O.ai

N/A

Hunters

18.192.165.147 . 34.223.20.125 . 34.223.186.164 . 34.223.221.217 . 52.32.222.121 . 52.35.55.27 . 52.35.219.75 . 52.40.78.172 . 54.68.155.124 . 54.72.125.231 . 54.73.199.243 . 54.75.50.99 . 54.212.81.93 . 54.214.94.117 . 54.220.191.11

Hex

N/A

Hightouch

N/A

Immuta

N/A

Informatica

N/A

Informatica Data Loader

N/A

Knoema

N/A

Matillion Data Loader

N/A

Matillion ETL

N/A

Qlik

N/A

Rivery

13.58.140.165/32 . 34.254.56.182/32 . 52.14.86.20/32 . 52.14.192.86/32

Sigma

104.197.169.18 . 104.197.193.23

Sisense

Various

For the IP addresses, see the Sisense Documentation.

SnapLogic

Various

For the IP addresses, see the SnapLogic Documentation.

SqlDBM

N/A

Stitch

Various

For the IP addresses, see the Stitch Documentation.

StreamSets

N/A

Striim

N/A

Talend

N/A

ThoughtSpot

35.164.213.211

Zepl

34.214.146.198 . 35.164.138.115 . 52.24.205.101

Launching a Partner Application

After a partner application is connected to Snowflake:

  1. On the Snowflake Partner Connect page, click the corresponding tile.

  2. Click the Launch button to open the partner web site.

Disconnecting from a Partner Account

If you decide to discontinue a trial account initiated through Partner Connect for any reason, complete the following steps:

  1. Log into either Snowsight or the classic web interface.

  2. Make ACCOUNTADMIN the active role in the interface.

    Either Interface

    Click the dropdown menu next to your login name, then click Switch Role » ACCOUNTADMIN to change to the account administrator role.

  3. Open the Partner Connect page:

    Snowsight

    Select Admin » Partner Connect. The Partner Connect page opens.

    Classic Web Interface

    Click on Partner Connect Partner Connect tab. The Snowflake Partner Connect page opens.

  4. Click the tile for the partner application you are disconnecting from. In the dialog that opens, note the names of the database, warehouse, system user, and custom role objects that were created for the partner application during the initial connection process.

  5. Use the appropriate DROP <object> command to remove each of the objects created for the partner application.

    Tip

    During the initial connection process, if you specified existing databases to use with the partner application, remember to also drop the PC_<partner>_DB_PICKER_ROLE role that was automatically created along with the other objects.

  6. Contact Snowflake Support to clear the partner connection and remove the checkmark from the partner tile in Partner Connect.

  7. If the trial does not expire on its own, contact the partner to end your participation in the trial.

Troubleshooting a Connection

Connection Already Exists

If your organization already has an account with the partner, initiated either with the partner directly or using Partner Connect on another one of your Snowflake accounts, initiating another trial account might fail with a message that a connection already exists.

In this case, the trial for this account must be initiated directly through the partner.

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