Tableau Server

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Tableau Server

Tableau System Requirements

  Support provided for Tableau Servers with REST API enabled With the following API versions:

o   2.3

o   2.2

o   2.1

o   2.0

Best Practices

BI Compare



Data Dictionary




a Best Practices rules can be analyzed for the Tableau Server provider once the user has created User Defined Best Practices

b Tableau Lineage Analysis only supports SQL Server Data Sources

c Data Dictionary categories can be applied to the Tableau Server provider once custom paths have been created

Getting Started

Users must be a part of the Server Administrator role.

1.   After creating a solution, click the "Add" button on the right side of the page


2.   Give the solution item a meaningful name

3.   Select the Tableau Server provider from the source type drop down

4.   Provide a valid server URL and credentials.

Important Note:

The credentials used to connect to the Tableau Server must be assigned the Server Administrator role.

5.   You may also customize your documentation by adding filters      

Important Note:

Excluding certain types may affect Lineage Analysis.

6.   Click "OK" to add the Tableau Server to the Solution Items window

Sample Output

Doc xPress documents databases across all major versions of SQL Server: 2005, 2008, 2008 R2, and 2012.