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StrongDM is a proxy that manages and audits access to databases, servers, clusters, and web apps. The StrongDM network is comprised of a local client, gateway intermediary, and configuration layer.

Creating a StrongDM connection

To create the connection you need:

  • A token - admin or service account

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Log in to StrongDM.

  2. Click the following link to create a service account token.

  3. Click Add service.

    Add service

  4. Name your service account and click Create service account.

    Create service account

  5. Copy your new secret token.

    Copy you new secret token

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the StrongDM icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select Token as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The token
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.