Documentation forDatabase Mapper
Effective February 28, 2024, Database Mapper has reached its end of life and is no longer available or supported. If you liked Database Mapper, consider trying another SolarWinds product.

Database Mapper Tableau Server

EOL: An end of life announcement has been made for Database Mapper on February 28, 2023. See the Solarwinds End of Life Policy for more information.

Tableau Server

Solution Item Icon Solution Item Description
Database Mapper Tableau Server Provider

SolarWinds Database Mapper allows you to document databases across major versions of Tableau Server. See the System Requirements article for details on prerequisites.

Adding Tableau Server

Add a Tableau Server Solution item to your Database Mapper Solution by completing the following steps:

1. Select Add to add a new Solution, or select Open to openan existing solution in the Database Mapper Configuration tool. Database Mapper Solution Configuration Tool Open Solution

2. Select Add to open the Add Solution item window. Database Mapper Solution Configuration Tool Add Solution Item

3. Enter an item name, and then select Tableau Server from the Source type drop-down list.
Database Mapper Add Solution Item Tableau Server

4. Enter your valid server name, and connection credentials.
Database Mapper Add Solution Item Tableau Server credentials

Important:  The credentials used to connect to the Tableau Server must be assigned the Server Administrator role.

5. Select OK to add the Tableau Server Solution item to your SDatabase Mapper Solution.
Database Mapper Add Solution Item Tableau Server select Ok

Additional Information: You need to take a snapshot of your Solution and Tableau Server Solution item before viewing any documentation or lineage. For more information about taking a snapshot, see the Generating Documentation and Scheduling a Snapshot articles.

After adding a Solution with your Tableau Server Solution Item, and taking a snapshot, you are ready to view your documentation and lineage within the environment.