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MySQL

ToolJet can connect to MySQL databases to read and write data.

Connection#

ToolJet requires the following to connect to your MySQL database. Please make sure the host/ip of the database is accessible from your VPC if you have self-hosted ToolJet. If you are using ToolJet cloud, please whitelist our IP.

To add a new MySQL database, click on the + button on data sources panel at the left-bottom corner of the app editor. Select MySQL from the modal that pops up.

ToolJet requires the following to connect to your MySQL database.

  • Host
  • Port
  • Username
  • Password

It is recommended to create a new MySQL database user so that you can control the access levels of ToolJet.

ToolJet - Redis connection

Click on 'Test connection' button to verify if the credentials are correct and that the database is accessible to ToolJet server. Click on 'Save' button to save the datasource.

Querying MySQL#

Click on + button of the query manager at the bottom panel of the editor.

ToolJet - Redis connection

Click on the 'run' button to run the query. NOTE: Query should be saved before running.

tip

Query results can be transformed using transformations. Read our transformations documentation to see how: link