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Connect MySQL to PrivaceraCloud for Discovery

This topic describes how to connect a MySQL application to the PrivaceraCloud Discovery service.


Before connecting the MySQL application, make sure you have the following information available:


  • JDBC Username 

  • JDBC Password 

Connect MySQL application to PrivaceraCloud

  1. Go the Setting > Applications.

  2. In the Applications screen, select MySQL.

  3. Enter the application Name and Description, and then click Save.

  4. Click the toggle button to enable Data Discovery for MySQL.


    If you don't see Data Discovery in your application, enable it in Settings > Account > Discovery. For more information, see About the Account page on PrivaceraCloud.

  5. In the BASIC tab, enter the values in the following fields:

    • JDBC URL

    • JDBC Username

    • JDBC Password

  6. In the ADVANCED tab, you can add custom properties.

  7. Using the IMPORT PROPERTIES button, you can browse and import application properties.

  8. Click the TEST CONNECTION button to check if the connection is successful, and then click Save.

Add data source

To add a resources using this connection as Discovery targets, see Privacera Discovery scan targets.