Tableau 8 Write (Deprecated)

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Snap type:

Write


Description:

This Snap writes data files to a Tableau server.
NoteThis Snap Pack has been implemented against the 8.1.2 version of Tableau server and verified with 8.2. To use this Snap, the Tableau libraries must be available on the Windows-based Snaplex nodes. This means that the Tableau server must have been installed on the server and be available to the Snaplex process. Where the Tableau server has not been installed, any attempted use of the Snap will cause exceptions to be thrown, error messages will be generated.

Prerequisites:

[None]


Support and limitations:Works in Ultra Pipelines.
Account: 

This Snap uses account references created on the Accounts page of SnapLogic Manager to handle access to this endpoint. See Configuring Tableau Accounts (Deprecated) for information on setting up this type of account.


Views:
InputThis Snap has exactly one document input view.
OutputThis Snap has no output view.
ErrorThis Snap has at most one document error view and produces zero or more documents in the view.

Settings

Label


Required. The name for the Snap. You can modify this to be more specific, especially if you have more than one of the same Snap in your pipeline.

Datasource


The Tableau datasource name on the server. If omitted, the name defaults to the current date and time. 


Overwrite
 

If true, it overwrites an existing datasource with the same name. See Data Source Methods for more information.

Default value:  Not selected


Append


If true, will append the extract file to the existing data source. See Data Source Methods for more information.

Default value:  Not selected

Snap Execution

Select one of the three modes in which the Snap executes. Available options are:

  • Validate & Execute: Performs limited execution of the Snap, and generates a data preview during Pipeline validation. Subsequently, performs full execution of the Snap (unlimited records) during Pipeline runtime.
  • Execute only: Performs full execution of the Snap during Pipeline execution without generating preview data.
  • Disabled: Disables the Snap and all Snaps that are downstream from it.

Snap Pack History

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ReleaseSnap Pack VersionDateTypeUpdates
4.25main9554
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.24main8556
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.23main7430
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.22main6403
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.21snapsmrc542
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.20snapsmrc535
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.19snaprsmrc528
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.18snapsmrc523
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.17ALL7402
 
Latest

Pushed automatic rebuild of the latest version of each Snap Pack to SnapLogic UAT and Elastic servers.

4.17snapsmrc515
 
Latest

Added the Snap Execution field to all Standard-mode Snaps. In some Snaps, this field replaces the existing Execute during preview check box.

4.16snapsmrc508
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.15snapsmrc500
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.14snapsmrc490
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.13

snapsmrc486

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.12

snapsmrc480

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.11snapsmrc465
 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.10

snapsmrc414

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.9

snapsmrc405

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.8

snapsmrc398

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.7

snapsmrc382

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.6

snapsmrc362

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.
4.5.1

tableau1618

 
Latest
  • Fixed an error in Tableau Write Snap that caused extra rows with NULL values.
  • Fixed an error in Tableau Write Snap that prevented users from writing to a specific project.
  • Fixed an error in Tableau REST Snap that caused extra rows with NULL values.
  • Fixed an error in Tableau TDE Formatter Snap that prevented .tde files from being downloaded from Manager. Now, you can download the file using File Writer Snap or from Manager.
  • Enhanced error handling in Tableau Write Snap to report invalid project name errors.
4.5

snapsmrc344

 
StableUpgraded with the latest SnapLogic Platform release.

March 2014

NA

Tableau Writer: Validation was put in place for append and overwrite options to ensure only one is selected because they are mutually exclusive.

December 20, 2014

NA

Tableau Snap Pack: Support for Tableau 8.2 was added. Tableau Write.

June 30, 2014

NA

  • Addressed the following issues:
    • Tableau Write Snap did not support append
    • Tableau Snap fails on append option
    • Tableau Snap fails if sent null data