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Error "Session Ended by Server ... database error 0x8004005: ... member was not found in the cube"


Published: 17 Apr 2013
Last Modified Date: 26 Aug 2015

Issue

When opening a workbook in Tableau Server, the following error might occur:
 
Session Ended by Server
 
An unexpected error occurred on the server. If you continue to receive this error please contact your Tableau Server Administrator.
 
"Analysis Services database error 0x8004005: DefaultMember(Measures,Measures) (1, 1) The ‘[<measure name>]‘ member was not found in the cube when the string, [Measures].[<measure name>], was parsed."
 
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Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Microsoft Analysis Services (MSAS)

Resolution

Add the measure named in the error back to the data source.

Cause

A deleted or renamed measure is still being referenced by its original name.
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