Error "No datasource ... found in repository" Accessing Workbooks on Tableau Online

Published: 05 Aug 2016
Last Modified Date: 10 Aug 2016


When accessing a workbook published to Tableau Online, the following error might occur: 
Unable to connect to the data source. Try connecting again. If the problem persists, disconnect from the data source and contact the data source owner. 
No datasource '<data source name>' found in repository class DataSourceException Unable to connect to the server "localhost". Check that the server is running and that you have access privileges to the requested database.


  • Tableau Online
  • Published data sources


As a workaround, re-publish a local copy of missing data source to Tableau Online. 



This behavior is related to a known issue that is currently under investigation.
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