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Live Data Connections not Updating After Publishing


Published: 07 Aug 2014
Last Modified Date: 14 Oct 2014

Issue

A published workbook that includes a live data connection to an Excel file or a Microsoft SQL Server data source might not update when refreshed, even if the underlying data source has changed.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 8.2.0 and 8.2.1
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft SQL Server

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Server 8.2.2 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server in the Tableau Knowledge Base.

Cause

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