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Connecting to Data Sources Using SSH


Published: 19 Jul 2017
Last Modified Date: 18 Mar 2020

Issue

Unable to connect to data sources set up to use SSH.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server

Resolution

As a possible workaround, install an SSH client such as PuTTY and connect Tableau to Aurora through the SSH client. For more information, see Connecting to MySQL Remotely from Windows with SSH.

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Cause

The ability to connect to data sources using SSH is not currently built into Tableau Desktop. 
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