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Statistical File Name Not Displaying on Tableau Server Datasource List


Published: 12 Jul 2017
Last Modified Date: 20 Sep 2017

Issue

After publishing a statistical file to Tableau Server as a data source, "Name unavailable" would be displayed in the Connects To column in the Data Sources view on Tableau Server.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 10.1.4
  • Windows Server 2012
  • SAS file

Resolution

  1. As a Tableau Server Administrator, upgrade to Tableau Server 10.3.3 ; 10.2.5 or 10.1.11. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server in Tableau Help.
  2. Then, republish the data source to Tableau Server.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 662833) that has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Server. 
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