Mini-Post: Two Different Ways to Publish a Data Source to Tableau Server

by Rachel Phang

As with so many (maybe all!) things in Tableau, there is more than one way to publish a data source to Tableau Server. Here are two:

Right clicking on the data source

Right click directly on the data source icon and a menu will appear offering you the option to “Publish to Server”.

Publish to Server Method 1

Publish to Server Method 1

From the Server Menu

From the Server menu on the menu bar, there is an option to “Publish Data Source”.

Publish to Server Method 2

Publish to Server Method 2

There you are. Spoilt for choice.