Tableau Server 9 Admin Views

2018-05-07T19:17:34+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Tableau, Tableau Server|

The Tableau Server 9 admin views are a massive improvement on those of Tableau 8 and Tableau have also made the Tableau Server admin view workbook publically available:, which, in case it disappears for some reason, I have also attached it to the bottom of this post.   Previously I wrote a post about [...]

Tableau Connect to Sharepoint Lists

2015-08-11T07:15:19+00:00 August 11th, 2015|Tableau|

Within Tableau it’s possible to connect to a Sharepoint list using the OData data connector. To connect to a Sharepoint list takes some understanding of the Sharepoint URL structure, which I’ll attempt to explain below. Each Sharepoint site has it’s own administration, lists, pages, etc. For reporting from Sharepoint in Tableau I have always used [...]

Using Tableau Server groups for row level security

2018-05-07T19:31:54+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Tableau, Tableau Server|

In an earlier post I demonstrated some options on implementing row level security in Tableau. When using a data extract, where permissions can be more challenging within Tableau (connecting live means you can implement your permissions in the underlying database, which is far cleaner and simpler), another way to manage permissions is to use the [...]