Updated on

Oct 19, 2023


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Schema information

The schema information shows all report types you can use to extract data from Tableau.

Setup guide

Follow our setup guide to connect Tableau to Improvado.

Step 1. Click the Data Sources in the left navigation bar.
Categories on the Data sources page group all available platforms. Use a search to find the required one.

Step 2. Click on the Tableau tile.

Step 3. To authorize your account you need to fill in the required fields below following steps 3.1 - 3.5:

  • Pod Name
  • Access Token Name
  • Access Token Secret
  • Content URL

Step 3.1. You can find your Pod Name and Content URL in your project’s URL: ```http://<Pod_Name>/#/site/<Content_URL>/projects```.

Step 3.2. Click on your Profile picture and select My Account Settings.

Step 3.3. In Personal Access Tokens section enter new Token name and click Create new token.

Step 3.4. Copy Access Token.

Step 3.5. Enter copied values into the Improvado authorization form.

Also, you can find the additional information here: Authentication Methods - Tableau.

Step 4. Grant Improvado your permission to:

Permission Additional information
View projects
Manage workbooks View
View Comments
Add Comments
Download Image/PDF
Download Summary Data
Run Explain Data
View and connect data sources
View Data roles
View Flows
View Ask Data Lenses
View Metrics
View Collections
View and Connect Virtual Connections

Step 5. After the connection process is completed successfully, the Tableau connection will appear in your Connected sources list.

Step 6. When the connection status is Active, and the account status column shows a number of accounts, you can move on to data extraction.

Step 7. To extract data from the connected sources, check the instruction on how to set up data extraction.


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Troubleshooting guides

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You can find information about the latest API changes in the official Release notes.

Frequently asked questions

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