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  2. Workflow Manager
  3. Workflows and Worklets
  4. Sessions
  5. Session Configuration Object
  6. Tasks
  7. Sources
  8. Targets
  9. Connection Objects
  10. Validation
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  13. Workflow Monitor
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  15. Session and Workflow Logs
  16. Session Properties Reference
  17. Workflow Properties Reference

PowerExchange for Tableau V3 Connections

PowerExchange for Tableau V3 Connections

When you set up a Tableau V3 connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the Tableau V3 connection properties:
Property
Description
Name
Name of the Tableau V3 connection.
ID
String that the PowerCenter Integration Service uses to identify the connection. The ID is not case sensitive. It must be 255 characters or less and must be unique in the domain. You cannot change this property after you create the connection. Default value is the connection name.
Description
Description of the connection. The description cannot exceed 765 characters.
Location
The Informatica domain where you want to create the connection.
Type
Type of connection. Select Tableau V3.
The following table describes the properties to connect to Tableau:
Connection Property
Description
Tableau Product
The name of the Tableau product to which you want to connect.
You can choose one of the following Tableau products to publish the
.hyper
or TWBX file:
Tableau Desktop
Creates a
.hyper
file in the PowerCenter Integration Service machine. You can then manually import the
.hyper
file to Tableau Desktop.
Tableau Server
Publishes the generated
.hyper
or TWBX file to Tableau Server.
Tableau Online
Publishes the generated
.hyper
or TWBX file to Tableau Online.
Connection URL
The URL of Tableau Server or Tableau Online to which you want to publish the
.hyper
or TWBX file.
Enter the URL in the following format:
http://<Host name of Tableau Server or Tableau Online>:<port>
User Name
The user name of the Tableau Server or Tableau Online account.
Password
The password for the Tableau Server or Tableau Online account.
Site ID
The ID of the site on Tableau Server or Tableau Online where you want to publish the or TWBX file.
Contact the Tableau administrator to provide the site ID.
Schema File Path
The path to a sample
.hyper
file from where the PowerCenter Integration Service imports the Tableau metadata.
Enter one of the following options for the schema file path:
  • Absolute path to the
    .hyper
    file.
  • Directory path for the
    .hyper
    files.
  • Empty directory path.
The path you specify for the schema file becomes the default path for the target
.hyper
file. If you do not specify a file path, the PowerCenter Integration Service uses the following default file path for the target
.hyper
file:
<PowerCenter Integration Service installation directory>/apps/PowerCenter_Integration_Server/<latest version>/bin/rtdm