Error "Unable to parse XML response from website" When Logging In To Tableau Server

Published: 28 Oct 2014
Last Modified Date: 02 Sep 2015


When using the Connect to Data menu in Tableau Desktop to log in to Tableau Server using SAML, the following error might occur:

Unable to parse XML response from website:
<website address>
Note: Since your browser does not support Javascript, you must press the Continue button once to proceed.


  • Tableau Desktop 8.2.2
  • Tableau Server 8.2.3


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