The MongoDB Connector for BI and associated utilities are compatible only with MongoDB server version 3.2 or greater.
To set up MongoDB Connector for BI with a business intelligence tool such as Tableau, follow the steps on this page.
- OpenSSL installed on your host.
To verify OpenSSL is installed on your system, run the following command:
dpkg -l | grep -i openssl
If OpenSSL is not installed, use your package manager to install it.
If your MongoDB instance uses authentication, your BI Connector instance must also use
authentication. The user that connects to MongoDB via the
mongosqld program must have permission to read from all
the namespaces you wish to sample data from.
For more details about MongoDB user permissions in BI Connector, see User Permissions for Cached Sampling.
Download the BI Connector from the MongoDB Download Center.
New in version 2.9.
To help you get started, a sample
configuration file named
example-mongosqld-config.yml is included
with the installation package. To learn how to start BI Connector
with a configuration file, refer to the
documentation section on the Configuration File.
You are now ready to launch the BI Connector. The following guide contains detailed information on BI Connector configuration, schema generation, and launch options: