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About profiles.yml context

The following context methods are available when configuring resources in the profiles.yml file.

Available context methods:

  • env_var
  • var (Note: only variables defined with --vars are available)

Example usage‚Äč

~/.dbt/profiles.yml
jaffle_shop:
target: dev
outputs:
dev:
type: redshift
host: "{{ env_var('DBT_HOST') }}"
user: "{{ env_var('DBT_USER') }}"
password: "{{ env_var('DBT_PASS') }}"
port: 5439
dbname: analytics
schema: dbt_dbanin
threads: 4
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