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Error "This workbook contains a data source that is dependent on a different Tableau Server" Publishing Workbook with Local Extracts


Published: 16 Sep 2015
Last Modified Date: 19 Jun 2017

Issue

When publishing a workbook that contains local extracts that are dependent on published data sources, the following error might occur: 

"This workbook contains a data source that is dependent on a different Tableau Server"

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Server

Resolution

  1. Open the affected workbook in Tableau Desktop.
  2. Right-click the data source that is based on a published connection.
  3. Select Use Extract to connect to the published data source.
  4. Select Use Extract again to reconnect the local extract.
  5. Follow the above steps for all extracts that are based on the published data source.
  6. Republish the workbook.
Note: To overwrite the previous version, ensure the workbook name is the same and is in the same Project as the original.

 
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