Create a Phoenix source connection in the UI


The Phoenix connector is in beta. See the Sources overview for more information on using beta-labeled connectors.

Source connectors in Adobe Experience Platform provide the ability to ingest externally sourced data on a scheduled basis. This tutorial provides steps for creating a Phoenix source connector using the Platform user interface.

Getting started

This tutorial requires a working understanding of the following components of Adobe Experience Platform:

If you already have a valid Phoenix connection, you may skip the remainder of this document and proceed to the tutorial on configuring a dataflow

Gather required credentials

In order to access your Phoenix account on Platform, you must provide the following values:

Credential Description
host The IP address or hostname of the Phoenix server.
port The TCP port that the Phoenix server uses to listen for client connections. If you connect to Azure HDInsights, specify the port as 443.
httpPath The partial URL corresponding to the Phoenix server. Specify /hbasephoenix0 if you are using the Azure HDInsights cluster.
username The username that you use to access the Phoenix server.
password The password that corresponds to the user.
enableSsl A toggle that specifies whether he connections to the server are encrypted using SSL.

For more information about getting started, refer to this Phoenix document.

Connect your Phoenix account

Once you have gathered your required credentials, you can follow the steps below to link your Phoenix account to connect to Platform.

Log in to Adobe Experience Platform and then select Sources from the left navigation bar to access the Sources workspace. The Catalog screen displays a variety of sources for which you can create an account with.

You can select the appropriate category from the catalog on the left-hand side of your screen. Alternatively, you can find the specific source you wish to work with using the search option.

Under the Databases category, select Phoenix. If this is your first time using this connector, select Configure. Otherwise, select Add data to create a new Phoenix account.


The Connect to Phoenix page appears. On this page, you can either use new credentials or existing credentials.

New account

If you are using new credentials, select New account. On the input form that appears, provide a name, an optional description, and your Phoenix credentials. When finished, select Connect and then allow some time for the new connection to establish.


Existing account

To connect an existing account, select the Phoenix account you want to connect with, then select Next to proceed.


Next steps

By following this tutorial, you have established a connection to your Phoenix account. You can now continue on to the next tutorial and configure a dataflow to bring data into Platform.

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