This page describes how to connect to Atlas Data Federation with Tableau using the Tableau custom connector.
A federated database instance that is mapped to one or more data stores.
If some or all of your data comes from an Atlas cluster, you must use MongoDB version 5.0 or greater for that cluster to take advantage of Atlas SQL.
Tableau Desktop or Server.
The following procedure guides you through installing the necessary tools, finding your federated database instance connection information, and connecting to your federated database instance with Tableau.
Download the latest MongoDB JDBC Driver version if you haven't already.
Move the downloaded
.jarfile into the appropriate directory for your operating system:Operating SystemFolder PathWindows
Download the taco file.
Move the downloaded taco file into the appropriate directory for your operating system:Operating SystemFolder PathWindows
C:\Documents\My Tableau Repository\ConnectorsMacOS
~/Documents/My Tableau Repository/Connectors
Updating Your Connector
If you download a new version of the Tableau custom connector, delete the old Tableau custom connector file from your Connectors directory to ensure that Tableau uses the latest version.
Enter the following information:
Your connection string from step 5 of Get Your Federated Database Instance Connection Information.
Your virtual database name.
The MongoDB user to connect with.
The MongoDB user's password.