A destination is a cloud tool or a platform where you want to send the data via RudderStack.

RudderStack currently supports over 150 destinations. These include data warehouses, CRMs, analytics and marketing platforms, and more.

The Destinations option is povided in the left navigation bar in the RudderStack dashboard. It lets you view all your configured destinations, as shown:

RudderStack destinations

Adding a destination

Follow these steps to add a destination in RudderStack:

  1. Log into the RudderStack dashboard.
  2. Click on Add Destination and select the destination you want to set up in RudderStack.
  3. Assign a name to the destination and click on Continue.
  4. Click on Add Source to connect a source with this destination. Refer to the detailed steps for Adding a source.
RudderStack destinations

Alternatively, you can select an existing source (if any) for this destination and click on Next.

Select the data source
  1. Configure the destination with the relevant connection settings. Refer to the destination documentation for more details on these settings.
  2. Click on Create New Transformation if you want to add a transformation. Otherwise, click on Continue to configure the destination successfully.
Configuration successful

Destination details

To get details about a configured destination, click on it to see the following options:

  • Rename: Lets you rename the destination by clicking the edit icon next to the destination's name.
Rename a destination
  • Live Events: Lets you view the real-time event data flowing through RudderStack. Refer to Live Events for more information.
  • Sources: Displays all the sources connected to a destination and their status (enabled/disabled). You can also connect a new source by clicking on the Add source button.
  • Transformation: Lets you connect an existing user transformation to your destination.

To add a new transformation, go to the Transformations option in the left navigation bar and click on New Transformation.

  • Events: Displays all the latest metrics related to the event delivery such as number of events successfully delivered, failed events, etc. You can also filter these by the source and the time period.
  • Configuration: Lets you edit the connection settings of the destination.
  • Settings: Provides additional destination-related details, such as:
    • Enabled: Lets you enable or disable sending data to the destination.
    • Destination ID: Unique identifier associated with your destination.
    • Permanently delete destination: Lets you delete the destination by clicking on the Delete button.

Before you delete a destination, make sure there are no sources connected to it.

Cloning a destination

You can duplicate an existing destination by following these steps:

  1. Click on the Duplicate Destination option in the Destination Details page.
Duplicate a destination
  1. Assign a name to the new destination and click on Continue.
  2. Connect the destination to a source to successfully configure it.

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