This section describes the basics of creating Tableau Server connections from within the application.
NOTE: You can export Tableau format (TDE) files as part of exporting results from the platform. For more information, see Publishing Dialog.
To enable generation of TDE files and publication to Tableau Server, the Tableau Server SDK must be licensed, downloaded, and installed in the .
Extract it in a directory where the
trifacta account has read and execute permissions.
NOTE: The above directory should be located outside of the install directory for the platform software.
Update the following property:
"batch-job-runner.env.LD_LIBRARY_PATH" = "<tableau-extract-dir>/lib64/tableausdk/"
Add to the Batch Job Runner classpath to the current classpath (
<current_classpath_values>). You must replace
<tableau-extract-dir> with the path where you extracted the Tableau Server SDK:
Any user can create a Tableau Server connection through the application.
NOTE: Only an administrator can make a Tableau Server connection available for all users.
Specify the properties for your Tableau Server.
The URL to the Tableau Server to which you are connecting. To specify an SSL connection, use
Enter the value that appears after
Example target URL:
Enter the following for the Site setting:
|User Name||The username to use to connect.|
|Password||The password associated with the username.|
|Test Connection||Click this button to test the connection that you have specified.|
|Connection Name||The name of the connection as you want it to appear in the user interface.|
|Description||This description is displayed in the user interface.|
For more information, see Create Connection Window.