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Error "Unable to list Tableau Server data sources" When Selecting Site


Published: 17 Jun 2015
Last Modified Date: 31 Aug 2015

Issue

When using Tableau Desktop to connect to a data source published on Tableau Server, the following error might occur after selecting a site:

Error: Unable to list Tableau Server data sources.
An unknown error related to remote content was detected (500)

Environment

Tableau Server 9.0.0 - 9.0.3

Cause

This behavior is a known issue which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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