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Connect To Data Sources Tableau Prep Builder Does Not Provide Connector For


Published: 28 Jan 2020
Last Modified Date: 03 Feb 2020

Question

How to connect to a data source that Tableau Prep Builder does not provide a native connector for.

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder

Answer

There are 2 possible options:
  • Option 1:
    Extract the data source by Tableau Desktop to create a .hyper file, then open it from Tableau Prep Builder.
  • Option 2:
    Publish the data source to Tableau Server and connect to the data source from Tableau Prep Builder. To use the connector for published data sources on Tableau Server, Tableau Prep Builder 2019.3.1 or later is required.
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