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Tableau Parameters (Mandatory and Optional)

When you create a Tableau Data Source, along with other settings, you need to define mandatory (Server and Site ID) and optional Tableau parameters.

Plugin Data Source Editor

Parameters Description

Tableau Parameter Variable Name Description
1 Tableau Server :server Enter server address. If Remote Data Collector runs on the Tableau server then enter 'localhost'; otherwise if it runs on a different machine, enter the Tableau server name (e.g. server=tableau.metricinsights.com).
2 Site ID :site Enter the site name if you want to specify it (e.g. site=Sales). By default site=Default. (If you use Tableau Online, then it must be specified).
3 Auth Method :authMethod Here you can set the authentication method during the connection to the Tableau server:authMethod=rsa (default) - authentication method via encryption key;authMethod=trusted - authentication method via trusted IP (without encryption key).
4 Private Key Passphrase :clientKeyPassword Define the passphrase for keyStore password in this variable. In order to use the key for public-key encryption, the file is decrypted with the decryption key. SSH does this automatically by asking you for the passphrase.
5 Force refresh cache :forceRefresh This is a Boolean variable (true / false). Here you can set the possibility to update elements on Tableau server before loading.
6 Key Store Path :keyStore Enter a path to the keyStore on your virtual machine.
7 Key Store Password :keyStorePassword Here you can specify password to keyStore.
8 Primary Date Format :primary_date_format Enter date format if you want to teach plugin how to handle it (e.g. primary_date_format=MMM YY).
9 Project List (Comma-Separated) :project Enter project names (comma-separated) to narrow the list of projects (e.g. project=Tableau Samples, default)Enter the site name if you want to specify it (e.g. site=Sales). By default site=Default. (If you use Tableau Online, then it must be specified).
10 Trust Store Path :trustStore Here you can specify path to store with trusted SSL certificates.
11 Trust Store Password :trustStorePassword Here you can specify password from store with trusted SSL certificates.
12 Use Custom Views :useCustomViews This is a Boolean variable (true / false).
13 Validate SSL Certificates :verifySSLCerts This is a Boolean variable (true / false). Here you can set the possibility to check SSL certificate. Plugin can ignore if it is a Self-signed certificate.

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