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SQL Server Connection String

  • 3 June 2021
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How do we view and/or edit a SQL Server string?  It appears we can only edit the name and not see any of the other details when the app was previously connected.


Best answer by MarinaH 5 June 2021, 00:01

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Hey @Oldcastle!

Steps to connect the SQLServer app in Zapier are here:

Could you clarify at which point in connecting you are wanting to view or edit a string?  I am not sure if this is possible to be honest 🤔


Thanks for the reply.

Someone set the connection 3+ years ago.  We are trying to determine what host, port, database and username they used when they connected.  

There does not appear to be a way to view or edit a connection once you save it.

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Hey @Oldcastle!


Ah, I see - you would not be able to see the credentials used to authenticate a connection to another app once they are saved - in this case; the port, database, username was entered to establish the secure connection between the SQLServer app and Zapier; but it is not possible to see what those are unfortunately, for security reasons, as those are treated like account credentials. 

OK.  That’s unfortunate.  Especially since I am logging into Zapier with our credentials.  There is security in place.