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Sharing Administrative Views with Non-Administrators


Published: 21 Aug 2013
Last Modified Date: 23 May 2016

Question

How to give non-administrative users access to the Tableau Server administrative views.

Environment

Tableau Server

Answer

Connect to the Tableau Server database and create custom administrative views:
  1. Enable access to the Tableau Server database and then connect to the database from Tableau Desktop. For more information, see Create Custom Administrative Views in Tableau Help.
  2. Create a workbook that pulls the desired data from Tableau Server.
  3. Publish the workbook to Tableau Server. For more information, see Publishing to Tableau Server in Tableau Help.

Additional Information

The ability to grant access to the Tableau Server administrative views to non-administrative users is not currently built into the product.
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