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Error "Invalid table name value...table does not exist"


Published: 27 May 2016
Last Modified Date: 08 Feb 2017

Issue

In Tableau Desktop, when opening the data source tab, the following error message might occur:
"Invalid table name value...table does not exist"

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Online
  • Excel
  • Redshift

Resolution

Refresh or reconnect to the data source. 

Cause

The specified table causing the error message has been renamed in the data source.
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