Issue#10: Tableau - Additional Permissions Controlling What User Can See

  • Implementing more granular controls around what a user can see would alleviate potential security concerns and points of confusion for end users that don't know what certain aspects of the UI do.

    Specifically: When viewing a Workbook, you see Views, Data Sources, Refresh Schedule, etc across the top. The ability to deny a user access to see Data Sources and Refresh Schedule would eliminate confusion for most of our end users if they were to get to that screen.

     

    Tableau currently lacks this level of granularity in its permissions

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