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Single-sign-on to Tableau
miniOrange provides a ready to use solution to Single sign on to Tableau using Wordpress/Joomla/Drupal as IDP. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to Tableau with Wordpress/Joomla/Drupal IDP plugin configured by us.

Single Sign On to Tableau

What is Tableau?

Tableau is a powerful business intelligence tool used for data visualizations in the form of charts, graphs, and so on to gain business insights for the better development of a company. It is much interactive tool which can help business managers, team leaders to make more appropriate decisions speedily. It can help non technical staff also to create customized dashboards for their work. The drag and drop interface of Tableau makes it really fast.

Logging in to Tableau using Single sign on (SSO) is needed to use this application effectively. If user is already logged in into his website user should get autologged in into Tableau using the credentials of Identity provider (IDP).

Our solution

miniOrange provides Single Sign On solution to login to Tableau from your existing website using connectors or plugins. miniOrange plugins supports SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language - standard used for authentication) which is used to securely authenticate the user to login into SAML supported applications like Tableau. These connectors convert your existing website to a SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Provider. The plugin is configured by using the Entity ID and Assertion Consumer Service URL (ACS URL) obtained from Tableau. Attributes are provided to Tableau from the identity provider (your website) in a saml response which Tableau user needs to login. We have plugins readily available for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and other systems.

Embedded views in Tableau

Tableau provides a way to embed graphs and charts on your website directly using Iframes and scripts. This can control the public view on a webpage with the help of passed parameters (these parameters can be used to control the toolbar options). To access the embedded view the user has to login through a form provided by the embedded view. miniOrange solution of single sign on (SSO) helps the user if he or she is already authenticated and logged in into the site. There is no need to login again into embedded Tableau view. The plugin will automatically log in the authenticated user to Tableau and he or she is directed to the page with the Iframe. Thus providing seamless way to show necessary information on your site without authenticating the user twice.

For more details about setting up Tableau for embedded views:

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How miniOrange SAML plugin can work for Tableau?

Step by step guide to set up Tableau as SP:

Embedded views :

  • Steps to set up Tableau for embedded views in IFrame:

  • Note: Metadata file can be obtained from Service Provider Tab in plugin, its available in premium version.

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