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Amazon S3 (beta)

by Tableau


With the Amazon S3 connector by Tableau, you can see and understand data in common file formats by accessing it from any of your S3 buckets. Using Tableau’s Hyper technology to provide fast query performance, your analysts can prep, discover, and share insights across the enterprise with ease and efficiency. With the combination of Tableau Cloud Web Authoring, and data in S3, you can have a completely cloud-native analytics experience!


  1. Download the connector file (.taco)
  2. Move the .taco file here:
    • Tableau Desktop (Windows): C:\Users[Windows User]\Documents\My Tableau Repository\Connectors
    • Tableau Desktop (macOS): /Users/[user]/Documents/My Tableau Repository/Connectors
    • Tableau Prep Builder (Windows): C:\Users[Windows User]\Documents\My Tableau Prep Repository\Connectors
    • Tableau Prep Builder (macOS): /Users/[user]/Documents/My Tableau Prep Repository/Connectors
    • Tableau Server (Windows): C:\ProgramData\Tableau\Tableau Server\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\Connectors
    • Tableau Server (Linux): [Your Tableau Server Install Directory]/data/tabsvc/vizqlserver/Connectors
  3. Launch or restart Tableau (2023.1.2 and later recommended)
  4. Go to ConnectTo a Server and select Amazon S3 (beta)

Tech Specifications

Works with
Tableau 2022.4 and later