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Adding Tableau Desktop Data Source

Updated at: Mar 17, 2020 GMT+08:00


This section describes how to add a DLI connection in Tableau Desktop.


  1. Open Tableau Desktop and choose Other Databases (ODBC) in the navigation pane. See Figure 1.

    Figure 1 Selecting ODBC

  2. In the displayed Other Database (ODBC) dialog box, select DLIODBCSysDS for DSN and click Connect. In this step, name DLIODBCSysDS is only for reference. Use the actually registered name during DLI ODBC installation. See Figure 2.

    Figure 2 Selecting the DSN for connection

  3. After the connection is complete, click Sign In to log in to the database. See Figure 3.

    Figure 3 Logging in to the database

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