ODBC Driver for Snowflake

Build 20.0.7606

Auth Scheme

The authentication scheme used. Accepted entries are Password, OKTA, PrivateKey or AzureAD.

Data Type


Default Value



The driver supports the following authentication mechanisms. See the Getting Started chapter for authentication guides.

  • Password: Set this to authenticate with a Snowflake user.
  • OKTA: Set this to use the OKTA SSO identity provider. Set SSOIDPDomain in addition to the User and Password you use to authenticate to OKTA.
  • AzureAD: Set this along with User to use the Azure Active Directory identity provider. When connecting, your browser will open allowing you to login to Azure AD to complete the authentication.
  • PrivateKey: Set this to use key pair authentication. Set PrivateKey, PrivateKeyPassword and PrivateKeyType in addition to authenticate with key pair authentication.

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