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This account is used by the Snaps in the Tableau 9&10 Snap Pack.

You can create an account from Designer or Manager. In Designer, when working on pipelines, every Snap that needs an account prompts you to create a new account or use an existing account. The accounts can be created in or used from:

  • Your private project folder: This folder contains the pipelines that will use the account.
  • Your Project Space’s shared folder: This folder is accessible to all the users that belong to the Project Space.
  • The global shared folder: This folder is accessible to all the users within an organization in the SnapLogic instance.

Account Configuration

In Manager, you can navigate to the required folder and create an account in it (see Accounts ). To create an account for Tableau:

  1. Click Create, then select Tableau9 then Tableau Account or Tableau REST Account.
  2. Supply an account label.
  3. Supply the UsernamePasswordServer, and Site for your Tableau account.
  4. (Optional) Supply additional information on this account in the Notes field of the Info tab.
  5. Click Apply

Account Types

Tableau Account

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Label


Required. User provided label for the account instance

Username


Required. Tableau username

Password


Required. The password for the Tableau username

Site


Varies. Site in Tableau format.

Default value: [None]

Server


Required. Server in Tableau format

Examplehttps://online.tableausoftware.com/

Default value: [None]

Account Encryption

Standard Encryption

If you are using Standard Encryption, the High sensitivity settings under Enhanced Encryption are followed.


Enhanced Encryption

If you have the Enhanced Account Encryption feature, the following describes which fields are encrypted for each sensitivity level selected for this account.

Account:

  • High: Password
  • Medium + High: Username, Password
  • Low + Medium + High: Username, Password, Server


Tableau REST Account

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Label


Required. User provided label Specify an unique name for the account instance.

Username


Required. Specify the Tableau username.

Password


Required. The Specify the password for the Tableau username.

Site


Site

Specify the name of the site in Tableau format. Copy the Site from the URL in the browser's address bar after successfully logging into Tableau and paste it in this field.

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Note

For Tableau accounts, Site is only required if you are using the online version of Tableau. You must also remove all spaces in the site name and enter it in all lowercase. 


Default value: [None]
Example: snaplogicsalesdemo

Server


Required. Server Specify the server address in Tableau format.

Examplehttps://online.tableau.com/

Default value: https://online.tableau.com/

Server version


Required.The  Specify the Tableau server version for the XML REST operations. The available options for the versions are 9.3, 10.1 and Other.

Click the link to download a list of Tableau 9.x and 10.x operations

9.2  - If selected, the server lists all the 9.2 operations.

10.1 - If selected, the server lists all the 10.1 operations.

10.5 - If selected, the server lists all the 10.5 operations.

Other - If selected, the user must explicitly provide the XML Schema URL and the API version of the server.

Note

The Tableau REST Snap is tested against 9.2, 10.1, and 10.5 versions of Tableau only. However, the Tableau REST Snap also supports other versions, for which, select the option Other and provide the respective XSD Schema URL & API version. While the Snap supports the later versions, the newly added operations in those versions will not be supported.

Default value: 9.2 

 XSD Schema URL (other)

URL of the .xsd file (XML Schema Definition), containing the XML schema to be used in the request and response.

Click the link for more information on XML Schema : REST API XML Schema.

Example: 

Tableau Server VersionREST API Version.xsd LocationXML Schema Version
9.22.1 ts-api-2_1.xsd2.1
10.12.4 ts-api_2_4.xsd2.4
10.22.5ts-api_2_5.xsd2.5
10.32.6ts-api_2_6.xsd2.6
10.42.7ts-api_2_7.xsd2.7
10.52.8ts-api_2_8.xsd2.8

Default value: None

API version (other)

Specify the API version to be used for the Tableau server that is not listed in the dropdown.
Click the link for more information on Tableau server versions and REST API versions: REST API Versions.

Default value: None

S3 credentialsProvide access-key ID and secret-key if the file (to be upload in the REST operation invoked) resides on an S3 bucket.
IAM RoleIf selected,

Select this checkbox to enable the IAM role stored in the EC2 instance

is used

to access the S3 bucket. If

so

you select this checkbox, the Access-key ID and Secret key are

then

not required.

Please
Note
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This feature is valid only in EC2-type Groundplex nodes hosted in the EC2 environment. Please refer to the Snap Reference document for the required entry in the global.properties file.


Default value
: Not selected

Access-key ID

Specify the Access key ID part of AWS authentication.

Default value: None

Secret key

Specify the Secret key part of AWS authentication.

Default value: None

Account Encryption

Standard Encryption

If you are using Standard Encryption, the High sensitivity settings under Enhanced Encryption are followed.

Enhanced Encryption

If you have the Enhanced Account Encryption feature, the following describes which fields are encrypted for each sensitivity level selected for this account.

Account:

  • High: Password
  • Medium + High: Username, Password
  • Low + Medium + High:  Username, Password, Server

For information on Tableau versions, see: REST API Versions.


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