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"An error occurred while communicating with data source...no such table" navigating between dashboards


Published: 02 Aug 2016
Last Modified Date: 25 Sep 2017

Issue

When opening a Tableau workbook and toggling between dashboards, the following error occurs:

An error occurred while communicating with data source '<Data Source Name>'" - "no such table"

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.3
  • Windows 7
  • Excel

Resolution

  • Download and install the most recent drivers from Tableau Driver Page
  • Confirm that Microsoft Office and Microsoft Access Database Engine driver have the same bitness. (Ex: Use 32-bit drivers for 32-bit Microsoft Office, and 64-bit drivers for 64-bit Microsoft Office.)

Cause

Incorrect drivers. 
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