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No Data Populates From Late-Binding Redshift Views


Published: 11 Dec 2017
Last Modified Date: 11 Dec 2017

Issue

When attempting to drag and drop a late-binding Redshift view into the data connector, no columns appear.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 
  • Amazon Redshift

Resolution

Option 1:
Upgrade to Tableau Desktop versions 10.3.3 or 10.4.1. 
Option 2:
If it is not possible to upgrade to Tableau Desktop, use a custom SQL query such as
 SELECT * FROM (<late-binding view>)

Cause

Support for external Redshift tables was added to Tableau Desktop in 10.3.3 and 10.4.1.
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