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Error "Cannot Edit Connections" Editing Cross Database Joined Published Data Source


Published: 07 Oct 2016
Last Modified Date: 07 Oct 2016

Issue

When you try to edit a published data source which contains multiple connections, the following error occurs:
Cannot edit connections.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 10.0.0
  • Published Data Source 
  • Multiple Connections (Cross-database join)

Resolution

Click the name of the data source to reveal the Data Connections page. It will then be possible to edit the individual connections in the data source. 

Cause

Each database connection must be edited individually.
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