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Add a Tableau connection to your decube so that you can discover the lineage of your assets from source to dashboards.
We require four important information to connect a Tableau instance. For two of those, head to your Tableau dashboard and take a look at your browser's search bar. Grab the URL and it would look like something below:
Here we need
Then we can fill the connections as so, remember to replace the example URL with your own.
Server URL: https://<example-server-url.com>
Site ID: <example-site-id>
Token Name: Personal Access Token Name
Token Secret: Personal Access Token Secret
Connect to Tableau
Source Namewill be for you to differentiate and recognize particular sources within the decube application.
decube prefers connecting to Tableau via a Personal Access Token. It is recommended to create a new Access Token for decube and ensure that it is kept safe and secured for ease of management.
- 1.Go to your Tableau instance, click on your user profile on the top right, then click on
My Account Settings.
- 2.There, scroll down until you find
Personal Access Tokens.
Token Name, type a suitable name, we recommend
decube data observability. Then click on
Create New Token.
- 4.A popup will be displayed where you can view
Token Secret. Click on
Copy to clipboard. We recommend saving this credential, like on a password manager as the
Token Secretwill only be shown to you once.