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Unable to Connect to Birst


Published: 15 Apr 2015
Last Modified Date: 02 Jun 2017

Issue

You are unable to connect to Birst via Tableau Desktop.

Environment

  • Tableau Dekstop
  • Birst

Resolution

Connect to Birst by installing Birst's ODBC driver for Tableau, which enables connectivity to Birst via Tableau's "Other Databases (ODBC)" option.

Cause

Tableau does not currently provide a native connection for Birst.

Additional Information

Birst first shipped their ODBC driver for Tableau in April 2015 with their 5.18 release. Please contact Birst to obtain the driver and any technical support required.
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