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Database Access

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Teleport can provide secure connections to your databases while improving both access control and visibility.

Some of the things you can do with Database Access:

  • Enable users to retrieve short-lived database certificates using a Single Sign-On flow, thus maintaining their organization-wide identity.
  • Configure role-based access controls for databases and implement custom Access Request workflows.
  • Capture database activity in the Teleport audit log.

Demo

Let's connect to a PostgreSQL server with psql and pgAdmin 4 after authenticating with GitHub, execute a few SQL queries and observe them in the audit log:

Getting started

How to connect your database to Teleport

Resources

To learn more about configuring role-based access control for Database Access, check out the RBAC section.

The Architecture section provides a more in-depth look at Database Access internals such as networking and security.

See Reference for an overview of Database Access-related configuration and CLI commands.

If you hit any issues, check out the Troubleshooting documentation for common problems and solutions.

FAQ

Finally, check out Frequently Asked Questions.