To connect to your Cassandra database, download the secure database bundle from the DataStax Astra console that contains the connection credentials.Connect to your Cassandra database to issue CQL commands and begin developing your application.
- From the Databases page, under Actions, click the ellipsis (…) for the database you want to connect too and select Connection details.
- In the Connection Details window, click Download secure connect bundle to download the secure-connect-database_name.zip file.
This file contains the security certificates and credentials for your database.Tip: Alternatively, you can right-click the Download credentials link, copy the link source, and then use a
curlcommand to download the secure-connect-database_name.zip file:
curl -L "<secure-connect-database_name-download-URL>" > database_name.zip