Just a few questions. Is Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL or something else?
Is the database hosted in the cloud or locally?
In relation to your question, yes Tableau Online should be able to connect to your database if it is cloud based. If it is not you may need to use Tableau Bridge as you have mentioned. Is the test connection not working in Tableau Bridge for the data source?
It looks like you are trying to connect to the database directly in Tableau Online rather than using Tableau Bridge.
The way it works with Tableau Bridge is that you connect to your database in Tableau Desktop first, then you publish the data source to Tableau Online and then you choose to keep it fresh using Tableau Bridge. The following guide outlines steps on how to do it
Let me know if this works for you.
Hi Greg, just checking if your query is resolved?
If so, please feel free to mark one of the responses as Correct Answer..
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