How to Connect to Amazon RedShift

Read first about the Connection Dialog.

In the AWS Console, go on Redshift Cluster / Configuratoin. There you can get the JDBC connection string.



Copy the JDBC URL in DbSchema 'Edit URL' tab in the Connection dialog. The authentication credentials has to be provided in the first tab, 'Compose URL'.



Tip The Redshift cluster has to be create with PUBLIC access and using a public accessible Security group.

How to Create A RedShift Cluster

After logging in AWS Console, you may know about:

Key Concepts

Create the Security Group

Search first for VPS in ASW console. There look for Security Groups . Create a new security group and add inbound rule for the Redshift database port. There is no need to create an outbound rule, as this is enabled by default.

Create the Redshift Cluster

Choose Redshift / Quick Launch Cluster / Switch to Advanced Settings



Customize Network Settings (don't use default) and choose the previous created security group and 'PUBLIC ACCESSIBLE'



Copy the JDBC URL in DbSchema connection dialog. Enter credentials in the Connection dialog first tab.