JDBC Driver for Cassandra

Build 22.0.8462


The scheme used for authentication. Accepted entries are Basic, DSE, Kerberos, and LDAP.

Possible Values

Basic, DSE, Kerberos, LDAP

Data Type


Default Value



Set this property to authenticate to open-source or DataStax Enterprise (DSE) Cassandra instances.

Together with Password and User, this field is used to authenticate against the server. Basic is the default option. Use the following options to select your authentication scheme:

  • Basic: Set this to authenticate with login credentials and Cassandra's built-in authentication.
  • DSE: Set this to authenticate with login credentials and the DSE Unified Authenticator.
  • Kerberos: Set this to use Kerberos to authenticate.
  • LDAP: Set this to use LDAP to authenticate.
See the Getting Started section for guides to using each authentication method.

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