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Error "To connect to the [server] database, you must install at least version 10.0 of the driver" Connecting to SQL Server from Tableau Online


Published: 20 Mar 2017
Last Modified Date: 27 Apr 2017

Issue

When attempting to connect to a SQL Server database from Tableau Online, the following error might occur: 

To connect to the [server] database, you must install at least version 10.0 of the driver. Version 6.0.0 of the driver is currently installed. Visit http://www.tableau.com/drivers to download driver setup files. [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified" error message.

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • MS SQL Server 

Resolution

This issue should now be resolved. 

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID 631055). 
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