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This section describes the basics of creating
D s conntype
typetableau
 connections from within the application.

Info

NOTE: You can export

D s conntype
typetableau
files as part of exporting results from the platform. For more information, see Publishing Dialog.

Supported Versions: 10.5.x and later

Supported Environments:

Operation

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AmazonMicrosoft Azure
ReadNot supportedNot supportedNot supported
WriteSupportedSupportedSupported

Limitations

  • This connection type only enables publication. 
    • You cannot read data from
      D s conntype
      typetableau
      .
    • When created in the application, publish-only connections must be created through the Connections page.

Enable Hyper format

Hyper format generation is enabled by default. To enable the generation of results into Hyper format, please verify the following:

Steps:

  1. Login as an administrator.
  2. D s config
    methodws
  3. Locate the following setting:

    Code Block
    Hyper output format
  4. Set it to Enabled.
  5. No other configuration is required.

Configure Permissions

The user who is publishing to

D s conntype
typetableau
 must have exec permissions on the temporary directory on the backend datastore. This directory is used to write the intermediate file format locally, before it is published to
D s conntype
typetableau
. For more information, see Supported File Formats.

Create
D s conntype
typetableau
 Connection

Create through application

Any user can create a

D s conntype
typetableau
 connection through the application.

Info

NOTE: Only an administrator can make a

D s conntype
typetableau
connection available for all users.

Steps:

  1. In the left nav bar, select the Connections icon. See Connections Page.
  2. In the Connections page, click Create Connection. See Create Connection Window.
  3. In the Create Connection window, click the
    D s conntype
    typetableau
     connection card.
  4. Specify the properties for your Tableau Server.

    PropertyDescription
    Server URL

    The URL to the

    D s conntype
    typetableau
    to which you are connecting. To specify an SSL connection, use https:// for the protocol identifier.

    Info

    NOTE: By default, this connection assumes that the port number is 80. To use a different port, you must specify it as part of the Server name value: http://<Tableau_Server_URL>:<port_number>

     

    Site

    Enter the value that appears after /site/ in your target location.

    Example target URL:

    Code Block
    https://tableau.example.com/#/site/MyNewTargetSite

    Enter the following for the Site setting:

    Code Block
    MyNewTargetSite
    User NameThe username to use to connect.
    PasswordThe password associated with the username.
    Test ConnectionClick this button to test the connection that you have specified.
    Connection NameThe name of the connection as you want it to appear in the user interface.
    DescriptionThis description is displayed in the user interface.

    For more information, see Create Connection Window.

  5. Click Save

Create through APIs

You can create this connection type through the APIs:

API: API Reference

  • Type: jdbc
  • Vendor: tableau

For more information, see

D s api refdoclink
operation/createConnection

D s also
labeltableau