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Error "Analysis Services database error 0x80004005: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found" Using Web Authoring


Published: 18 Sep 2013
Last Modified Date: 11 May 2016

Issue

When editing a published workbook using web authoring, the following error might occur:

TableauException: Analysis Services database error 0x80004005: The following system error occurred: The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found. Unable to connect to the server. Check that the server is running and that you have access privileges to the requested database. 

Environment

  • Tableau Server 8.0
  • Microsoft Analysis Services

Resolution

Grant the Tableau Server Run As user full permissions to the data source. For more information, see Run As User.

Cause

The Tableau Server Run As user did not have permission to modify one of the data sources.
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