Last Modified Date: 19 Dec 2019
- Tableau Desktop
- OS X
Use one of the following workarounds.
- Connect to IBM DB2 from Tableau Desktop on Windows. The Tableau Desktop license allows a single user to install Tableau Desktop on two computers, such as a Mac and a PC, or a Mac and a virtual machine running Windows. The same license key can be used for both Windows and OS X.
- In Tableau Desktop on Windows, create an extract of the data. For more information, see Extracting Data.
- Open Tableau Desktop on a Mac, and connect to the extract.
If Tableau Server or Tableau Online is available, data extracts can be published from Tableau Desktop on Windows to Tableau Server or Tableau Online, and then accessed from Tableau Desktop on the Mac. Tableau Server and Tableau Online can also automatically keep your data current by using scheduled refreshes. For more information, see Extract Refresh Schedules, and Keep Data Fresh.
CauseThe ability to connect to IBM DB2 on Tableau Desktop for Mac is not currently supported.
Additional InformationTo voice your support for the inclusion of this feature request in a future product release, add your vote to the following Community Idea: Add DB2 drivers for Mac.
Discuss this article...
Thank you for providing your feedback on the effectiveness of the article.
Open new Case
Training and Tutorials