DSA Cloud AD is DataSelf's fully hosted (cloud based) solution for Automatic Distribution of Tableau views and dashboards.
DSA AD and DSA Cloud AD runs DataSelf reports & dashboards on a schedule and distributes the output by email. Reports and dashboards can be filtered so that 'customized' reports can be sent to individual recipients from one master version of a report.
DSA AD & DSA Cloud AD requires:
Tabcmd.exe. Appropriate version of the Tableau utility tabcmd.exe. The version of Tabcmd.exe that matches the version of Tableau Web server that AD is automating.
Tabcmd.exe can be downloaded without restriction from Tableau.
Access & credentials to Tableau Web server.
Tableau Web can be hosted on a different server on the internet.
Ability to run Microsoft Powershell.
(Powershell is installed by default on Microsoft Windows Servers.)
- After Feb 2021 - copy of ETL+ on a local server. (Uploads Report & Distribution Commands tables)
Tableau Desktop is not required.
Tableau Desktop is only helpful when creating Tableau reports that can be automated with DSA AD.
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