Retool requires a connection string of the following format:
To build your connection string:
- username: this is your dedicated username (Elastic also provides two default users, elastic and enterprise_search)
- password: this is the password for your dedicated user (your admin should have a
credentials-12345-date.csvif you intend to use
elasticas your user)
- host: can be found at:
Make sure that your Elasticsearch user has at least read privileges as well as cluster monitoring privileges!
Create a new resource in Retool, and select "Elasticsearch" as the type. Enter a label by which you want to refer to this Elasticsearch integration. Enter the connection string obtained from the previous step, and click "Save".
Resources > Add > Elasticsearch
You can now select your newly created Elasticsearch resource from the Resource dropdown when creating queries in your Retool apps.
You can display the results of Elasticsearch queries as with any other query in Retool. Note that the actual data is nested 2 levels inside the
data key, so instead of accessing it using
esQuery.data, you instead need to use
You can try out one of our ElasticSearch templates here to get started.
Updated about a month ago