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Special Check for User Access to Tableau Dashboard

This is a special check, made when User tries to access Tableau External Reports. It will verify that User has access to view Tableau Workbooks and Dashboards in the Tableau environment. This validation is only available when Username is passed through SAML.

1. Check That Report Type is Set for Pre-verification

Open External Report Editor

  1. Click on edit gear to open the External Report Types Editor
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  3. Pre-verify User Access through Tableau API: Set to "yes"

NOTE: This option must be set up by the systems engineer. It is strongly recommended to not modify this option. Please contact [email protected] for assistance.

2. Confirm the Result

This check is executed when User clicks on Preview image of External Report.