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Error "essapinu.dll not found" When Connecting to Oracle Essbase


Published: 19 May 2014
Last Modified Date: 30 Jun 2016

Issue

After reinstalling Essbase drivers, the following error might continue to occur:
 
The drivers necessary to connect to this database server are not properly installed.  Visit http://www.tableausoftware.com/drivers to download driver setup files.
C:\Program Files\Tableau\Tableau 8.1\bin\essapinu.dll not found

Environment

  • Tableau Professional
  • Essbase

Resolution

Uninstall and reinstall Tableau Desktop by downloading the latest version from the Tableau Customer Portal page.

Cause

Essapinu.dll, a .DLL installed with Tableau Software is missing.
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