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Error "Essbase API errorcode 1030803" Connecting to Essbase Data Source


Published: 15 May 2015
Last Modified Date: 10 Nov 2017

Issue

When connecting to an Oracle Essbase data source, the following error might occur:

Error initializing the Essbase API (errorcode 1030803)

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 9.0 and later versions
  • Windows
  • Essbase

Resolution

Ensure that the Oracle drivers are installed in the following order (you may need to uninstall them first):
  1. Oracle Essbase (correct bit version).
  2. Oracle driver (correct bit version).

Cause

The Oracle drivers were not installed in the correct order. 

Additional Information

32-bit and 64-bit versions of both drivers can be found here: Drivers & Activation.
 
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