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Specifies the parameters required to connect to a Tableau Online account.

Name: Provide a name for the Tableau Online connector.
Note: Provide any notes regarding the connector (optional).
Documentation… Will allow you to enter a URL and Label for connector information. (optional)

Connection tab

Sign in withSelect the sign-in method. Options: User name and password or Personal Access Token (PAT).

User name and password settings

AccountEnter the email address of the account being connected to.
PasswordEnter the password of the account being connected to.
Zone and Site IDClick the Autodetect zone and site ID button to auto-populate the "Zone" and "Site" fields. If these fields do not
populate automatically, manually enter the values. See below.

Personal Access Token (PAT) settings

Token nameEnter the token name of the account being connected to.
SecretEnter the secret of the account being connected to.
Zone and Site IDEnter the Zone and Site ID values. See below.

Getting the Zone and Site from the URL

You can use the URL of the Tableau Online site you're connecting to to get the Zone and Site ID values. The subdomain just prior to is the Zone, and the value after /#/site/ is the Site ID.

Example: In the URL, "10ax" is the Zone and "mytableausite111222" is the Site ID.

Once the appropriate settings are entered, click the Test button to confirm the connection is functioning.

connectors/tableauonline.txt · Last modified: 2021/12/13 15:24 by craigt

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