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Allowing Access to Published Views and While Preventing Access to the Data Source


Published: 09 Jan 2015
Last Modified Date: 30 Aug 2016

Question

How to allow Tableau Server users the ability to view published workbooks while preventing access to connect to the published data source from Tableau Desktop.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

  1. Deny non-editors the Connect privilege to the published data source in Tableau Server
  2. Publish workbooks from Tableau Desktop to Tableau Server with embedded credentials
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