1. Titles and Toolbars

    2. Homepage

    3. Curator Styles

    4. Group Overrides

    1. Pages Overview

    2. Tiles

    3. Error Pages

    4. SSRS Embedding

    5. Explorer

    6. User Customized Metrics

    1. Tutorials

    2. Search

    3. Managing Menus

    4. Menu Items

    5. Keywords

    6. Files

    7. Notices

    8. Loading Screens

    1. Embedded Tableau Server Views

    2. Thumbnails

    3. Tagged Workbooks

    4. Favorites

    5. Email Subscriptions

    6. Data Export

    7. Download Workbook

    8. Share Workbook

    9. Custom Views

    10. Pause/Resume Changes

    11. Dashboard Titles

    1. Filters

    2. Parameters

    3. Apply Button

    4. Filter Categories

    5. Hidden Sticky Filters/Parameters

    6. Specify Filter Sheet

    7. Mark Commenting

    8. URL Action Overrides (Link Target)

    9. Hidden Dashboards

    10. Replace Dashboard URLs

    11. Site Switcher

    12. Cache Filter/Parameter Options

    1. Data Manager Basics

    2. Web Data Connector (WDC)

    3. Connecting to Data Manager

    4. User Commenting

    5. Field Calculations

    1. Overview and Enabling

    2. Report Builder: Scheduled Reports Option

    3. Report Builder: Email Option

    4. Report Builder: Watermark Text

    1. Automatic License Provisioning

    2. Just-in-time (JIT) Provisioning

    3. Users and Groups

    4. Reset User's Password

    1. Frontend User Permissions

    2. Password Change

    3. Password Reset

    4. Password Expiration and Complexity

    1. E-mail Configuration

    1. Force SSL

    2. Trusted Tickets

    3. Basic HTTP Authentication

    1. Import / Export

    2. Backend Users

    3. Frontend Users

    4. Updating License Key

    5. Linux: Cron Troubleshooting

    6. Filesystem Permissions

    7. Backend Administrator Password Reset

    8. Dependency Updates

    9. Manual Restoration of Curator Backup

    10. Updating Curator Logging

    11. Third Party Cookies

    12. Troubleshooting Load Times

    13. Curator Backup

    14. Taking a Manual Full Backup

    1. System Upgrade

    2. Disable Curator Upgrades

    3. Offline Upgrades (Airgapped)

    4. Troubleshooting Upgrades

    1. Scripts

    2. Commands

    3. Subscription Routing

    1. Curator API Overview

    2. Integration

    3. Curator API

    4. Tableau API

    5. Content

    6. User API

    1. Username Mapping

Setup: Tableau Connection

REST API Integration

To connect Curator to your Tableau Server:

  1. Login to the backend of your Curator instance (e.g. https://www.site.com/backend).
  2. Navigate to the Integration > Connections section from the left-hand menu.
  3. Click on the New Connection button at the top of the page.
  4. Fill out the form, and select Tableau Server from the platform dropdown to reveal the connection details form below.
  5. Expand the Tableau Server Connection section and enter in your Tableau Server URL. Once the server check has been confirmed, you can begin filling out the authentication details using either a username + password or a Personal Access Token (PAT) using the steps below:

Tableau Server Connection (Username & Password)

Fill out the fields below, and once the confirmation check has been successful, save your settings:

**Service Username** Tableau Server Admin Username

**Service Password** Tableau Server Admin Password

**Tableau Server Site** Tableau Server Site*

**Tableau Server Site (Custom)** Manually entered Tableau server site*

Tableau Server Connection (PAT)

  1. Enable the toggle for Use Personal Access Token for REST API Connection in the "REST Connection" section
  2. Ensure you have created up a Personal Access token on Tableau Server, and that you have the name and token.
  3. Fill out the fields below, and once the confirmation check has been successful, save your settings:

    Personal Access Token Name PAT Token Name

    Personal Access Token PAT Token

    Tableau Server Site Tableau Server Site*

    Tableau Server Site (Custom) Manually entered Tableau server site*


*Tabelau Server Site (Custom)

Before saving your Tableau Connection settings for the the first time, when switching Tableau Servers, or when connecting to Tableau Online you may need to use the "Tableau Server Site (Custom)" field.

  1. Select "Custom" in the Tableau Server Site dropdown to enable the Tableau Server Site (Custom) field.

  2. Manually enter the name of the site you wish to connect to

    Tableau Server Site (Custom) The value is derived from the url on Tableau Server. For example: using https://tableau.interworks.com/#/site/CuratorDemo, you would enter CuratorDemo.

  3. Save your settings.