This section describes the basics of creating Tableau Server connections from within the application.
NOTE: You can export Tableau files as part of exporting results from the platform. For more information, see Publishing Dialog.
Hyper format generation is enabled by default. To enable the generation of results into Hyper format, please verify the following:
Locate the following setting:
Hyper output format
The user who is publishing to Tableau Server 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 Tableau Server. For more information, see Supported File Formats.
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.
Create the connection through the APIs. See