Last Modified Date: 02 Jun 2016
- Tableau Server
- Microsoft Analysis Services
ResolutionUse one of the following workarounds.
Option 1When connecting to the data source in Tableau Desktop, select the Use a specific username and password option, and then republish the workbook to Tableau Server. This will allow users to enter their own Active Directory credentials when accessing views on Tableau Server and edit the workbook layout in Tableau Server, without removing the filter that dictates what data the user has permissions to see. For more information, see Requiring Per-View Authentication for Microsoft SSAS in the Tableau Knowledge Base.
Option 2In Tableau Desktop, add user filters to the workbook, and then republish the workbook to Tableau Server. For more information, see the following topics and articles:
- User Filtering
- User Filters and Row Level Security
- Implementing Row-Level Security with User Filters at the Active Directory Group Level
CauseThe ability to use Impersonation with a Microsoft Analysis Services data source is not currently available in Tableau Server. Unless the Use a specific username and password option is selected when connecting to the data source, Tableau Server will use the Run As User account credentials.
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