Send to Tableau Server

Sends the input data to a Tableau Server. The node uses the Tableau SDK library to generate a TDE file and, secondly, upload that TDE file to the Tableau Server.


Main Configuration

The URL of the server to connect to.
The username of the user to sign in as. The user must have permissions to publish to the specified site.
The password of the user to sign in as.
The site ID. Pass an empty string to connect to the default site.
Project Name
The name of the project to publish the extract to.
Data Source
The name of the data source to create on the server.
If checked, overwrite an existing data source on the server that has the same name.
Proxy Username/Password
The username and password for the HTTP proxy. This method is needed only if the server connection is going through a proxy that requires authentication and is required here as the Tableau library does not inherit KNIME's proxy settings.


  1. Download the Java version of the Tableau SDK for your system (Windows, Mac, or Linux).
  2. Extract the archive to a location of your choice.
  3. Update environment variables such as PATH on your system (see here). If you are not familiar with setting variables on Windows, have a look at this page.
  4. On Windows systems:The library relies on the "Microsoft Visual Basic 2013 Redistributables" to be installed on the system (for download from

Input Ports

Data to be sent to Tableau Server. Only primitive types (string, numbers, dates) are used.

Output Ports

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