Last Modified Date: 17 Jan 2019
- Tableau Desktop
- Tableau Server
- Amazon Redshift
AnswerUse a .tdc file similar to the one attached to this article. More information about this specific .tdc file can found in this third party article: Tableau Redshift TDC File.
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To use the tdc file, please follow these steps below:
- Close Tableau Desktop.
- Copy the .tdc file attached called 'Redshift_Test_Custom_connection.tdc' into the following folder : C:\Users\username\Documents\My Tableau Repository\Datasources\
- Open Tableau Desktop and try to connect.
Additional InformationThe .tdc file contains 5 customizations. For more information about each of them, please read the following documentation:
- Customizing and Tuning ODBC Connections
- Tuning your Amazon Redshift and Tableau Software Deployment for Better Performance
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