Connect Tableau to Greenhouse database

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Tableau Software creates tools that transform the way people use data to solve problems. They make analyzing data fast and easy, beautiful, and useful.

If Tableau is your preferred business intelligence tool, your organization can connect the tool to Greenhouse Recruiting’s Amazon Redshift to pull all of your data and perform advanced data analytics. In this article, we will cover how to:

If you're having trouble, click here for solutions to some common connection errors. If you're running into any issues with Tableau, contact that vendor for further assistance.

Note: If you're attempting to connect to Tableau using the Greenhouse Redshift instance, you'll need to use the PostgreSQL driver when setting up the connection.

Business Intelligence Connector setup

You can complete your connection to the Greenhouse Database using the Greenhouse Business Intelligence Connector. Click here for more information on the BI Connector. 

If you already have the BI Connector and want to connect to S3 or Redshift, follow the steps below:

Tableau setup

After you've configured your connection to the BI Connector, you can configure Tableau to pull data from the S3 or Redshift instance.

You can use the following credentials when configuring Tableau and Greenhouse's Amazon Redshift instance.

Field Name Input
Server redshift.greenhouse.io
Port 5439
Database The value entered in Greenhouse Recruiting
Username The value entered in Greenhouse Recruiting
Password The value entered in Greenhouse Recruiting
Require SSL Required

Note: You may see a list of other organizations under Schema but you will only be able to access your organization's schema.