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Error "An error occurred while communicating with the Essbase database data source. NoPassword" Connecting to Essbase


Published: 23 Jun 2015
Last Modified Date: 25 Mar 2016

Issue

When you try to open a workbook with an Essbase data source which was created in an earlier version of Tableau Desktop, the following error might occur:
 
An error occurred while communicating with the Essbase database data source. NoPassword

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.0.0 - 9.0.2
  • Essbase

Cause

This behavior is a known issue which has been corrected in Tableau Desktop 9.0.3 and later.
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