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Error “Database error 0x80040154: Class not registered.” Connecting to MSAS


Published: 02 Jun 2016
Last Modified Date: 23 Mar 2017

Issue

After installing Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2016 on a computer with Microsoft Analysis Services (MSAS) installed, when connecting to MSAS a prompt to install drivers appears with the error “Database error 0x80040154: Class not registered.”
 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.2 - 10.0
  • MSAS 
  • MS SQL Server Management Studio 2016

Cause

The drivers installed with Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio 2016 do not allow Tableau Desktop to communicate with the MSAS database.
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