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Error: "Invalid username or password." When Sharing or Publishing a Workbook to Tableau Server


Published: 14 Oct 2016
Last Modified Date: 14 Oct 2016

Issue

When sharing a workbook with another user or publishing a workbook to Tableau Server, you receive an error about an invalid username or password when connecting to the SAP BW server.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse

Resolution

Edit the connection properties to specify the correct SAP Logon connection defined on the other machine.

Cause

This situation can occur when the SAP Logon connection name is different between the two machines.
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