Signing In to View Institutional Tableau Workbooks

Users of UW-Madison's institutional Tableau workbooks may need to sign in to UW-Madison's Tableau server before viewing a workbook. This KB article explains how.

How to Sign In to View Tableau Workbooks

Some Tableau workbooks prompt users to sign in to UW-Madison's Tableau server before viewing a workbook. To do so:

  1. Click on a link to go to the Tableau workbook. This link could be shared with you by the workbook's developer, found on a UW-Madison department page, or found in RADAR (UW-Madison's Repository of Administrative Dashboards and Reports).

  2. You will arrive at this landing page. Enter [Your NetID] and click "Sign In" to be directed to UW-Madison's Tableau site. Keep in mind that [Your NetID] may be different from your email address. 
    Landing Page  

  3. Sign in to UW-Madison using your NetID and password.

  4. Note:  If you receive an error message after logging in, you may not have the appropriate permission to view the workbook. Error messages can include Resource Not Found or Page Could Not Be Accessed. Follow these steps to request access to the workbook:
      b.  Find the workbook
      c.  Select Request Access on the far-right side of the page
    For more information on Access Restrictions, go to this KB Article on Using RADAR.

Need More Information or Help?

If you have questions about this Tableau document, please contact Steven Tan, Office of Data Management and Analytics Services (ODMAS) at

Keywords:Tableau Sign Workbook Login Log Sign-in Dashboard   Doc ID:87127
Owner:Steven T.Group:Office of Data Management & Analytics Services KB
Created:2018-10-24 13:08 CDTUpdated:2020-10-01 09:37 CDT
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