Tableau OCF Connector Release Notes

Alation Cloud Service Applies to Alation Cloud Service instances of Alation

Customer Managed Applies to customer-managed instances of Alation

February 28, 2024

Tableau OCF Connector: Version 1.8.0

Enhancements

Docker CIS Benchmark Compliance

Tableau OCF connector versions 1.8.0 and newer are now compliant with the following Docker CIS benchmarks:

  • Docker 4.1 - Ensures that a user for the container is created

  • Docker 4.6 - Ensures that HEALTHCHECK instructions are added to container images

  • Docker 4.7 - Ensures that docker files do not include update instructions as a standalone or single-line instruction

January 10, 2024

Tableau OCF Connector: Version 1.7.1

Enhancements

Tableau OCF Displays SQL Queries

Tableau OCF connector now displays SQL queries for custom SQL-based Tableau datasources. For detail, see Tableau OCF Connector.

Fixed Issues

Extraction for Multiple Sites Results in Missing Metadata

When extracting from multiple sites, the metadata extraction results in Tableau API failures, NullPointerException, and missing metadata.

Connections to Tableau Remain Open

The Tableau OCF connector fails to close the connections to Tableau.

Connector Initiates Duplicate API Calls

The Tableau OCF connector initiates duplicate API calls to fetch metadata.

Connector Fails to Stop Upon Encountering a Fatal Error

When the Tableau server is under maintenance, the MDE becomes unresponsive.

Permission Mirroring Issues

Permission mirroring issues related to site administrator and non-administrator Tableau users are now fixed.