The following settings are required to run Tableau Creator Embedded to run Tableau extracts via ETL+ on a dedicated ETL+ Server and Tableau Server.
This procedure should be done on the ETL+ Server computer (where the etl_metadata SQL DB is).
Create/use a Windows admin user with a password that does not expire
Assign this user to run the Win services running DataSelf apps (MS SQL, SQL Agent, ETL+ Agent Service)
How to Install Tableau Desktop to run Tableau Extract refreshes via ETL+:
Log to the computer using the Windows user above
Open Download page: https://www.tableau.com/products/desktop/download in a web browser.
Click “sign in” under “Almost there”. The installer will be downloaded locally.
Run the installer file.
Run Tableau Desktop.
Register and license Tableau Desktop.
Run Tableau Desktop
Connect Tableau Desktop to the dedicated Tableau Server,
Download a Tableau data source, save it locally, and be sure the locally saved tdsx can be successfully refreshed manually.
Test refreshing a Tableau extract via ETL+
To do maintenance on the dedicated Tableau Server, use a Tableau Desktop licensed to a person.