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Cannot Re-use or Rename Data Sources to a Previously Created (but Deleted) Datasource


Published: 12 Jan 2017
Last Modified Date: 16 Feb 2017

Issue

In some cases, attempting to replace a published data source with a local copy of the same data source would result in an error stating that a data source with the same name already exists

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.1.0 - 10.1.4

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 602701) that has been fixed in a recent version of Tableau Desktop. 
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