The tap-tableau Meltano extractor pulls data from Tableau that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started #

Prerequisites #

If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration #

  1. Add the tap-tableau extractor to your project using meltano add :

    meltano add extractor tap-tableau
  2. Configure the settings below using meltano config .

Next steps #

Follow the remaining steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Select entities and attributes to extract
  2. Add a loader to send data to a destination
  3. Run a data integration (EL) pipeline
If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.

Capabilities #

Settings #

tap-tableau requires the configuration of the following settings:

The settings for extractor tap-tableau that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, use the Table of Contents at the top of the page.

Server URL (server_url) #

URL for your Tableau server

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-tableau set server_url <server_url>

export TAP_TABLEAU_SERVER_URL=<server_url>

API Version (api_version) #

Version of the REST API to use

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-tableau set api_version <api_version>

export TAP_TABLEAU_API_VERSION=<api_version>

Site URL ID (site_url_id) #

Site ID if not main or using Tableau Online

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-tableau set site_url_id <site_url_id>

export TAP_TABLEAU_SITE_URL_ID=<site_url_id>

Personal access token name (personal_access_token_name) #

API access token name

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-tableau set personal_access_token_name <personal_access_token_name>

export TAP_TABLEAU_PERSONAL_ACCESS_TOKEN_NAME=<personal_access_token_name>

Personal access token secret (personal_access_token_secret) #

API access token secret value

How to use #

Manage this setting using meltano config or an environment variable:

meltano config tap-tableau set personal_access_token_secret <personal_access_token_secret>

export TAP_TABLEAU_PERSONAL_ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET=<personal_access_token_secret>

Looking for help? #

If you're having trouble getting the tap-tableau extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the #plugins-general channel.

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