Unify Tableau Connector: Create a Data Connection to UM Analytics

  1. Start Tableau Desktop.
  2. Select Web Data Connector in the Connect - To a Server category. The Web Data Connector window is displayed.
    the to a server section with web data connector highlighted
  3. Enter the URL for the Unify Tableau Connector in the address bar at the top of the Web Data Connector window.
    1. Note: the Unify Tableau Connector is only available to a pilot group of users at this time. If you are part of the pilot, please email OIT Enterprise Data Analytics ([email protected]) and request the URL for the Unify Tableau Connector.
      the unify connection window showing the address bar at the top where the url is entered

    2. If you've previously used Unify BI, it will be listed in the Recent Connectors area
      the recent connections list on the connection screen.
  4. Press enter on the keyboard. The authentication window is displayed.
  5. Enter your University of Minnesota Internet ID and Password into the fields.
    the unify bi login window with username, password and sign in
  6. Click Sign In. The Unify BI Workspace is displayed.
    • Note: If your account uses DUO, you will need to authenticate at this point. In addition, each time Tableau needs to connect with UM Analytics, a DUO prompt will be sent. Keep your DUO device handy, and check for prompts if the Tableau screen is not loading.