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All Connections Are Missing When Trying to Connect Tableau Desktop to SAP BW


Published: 04 Aug 2021
Last Modified Date: 27 Aug 2021

Issue

All connections are missing when trying to connect Tableau Desktop to SAP BW

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Option 1

Refer to the thread Connecting to SAP BW in the Tableau Community and verify that the required software has been installed on the machine where Tableau Desktop is installed.

Option 2

Open SAP Logon which is installed on the machine where Tableau Desktop is installed, verify if all connections are there. If not, create new connection to SAP BW system.

Option 3

All the connections within SAP Logon will appear in the drop down list of the field 'Select connection' in Tableau Desktop.

Cause

The records of connection entry within SAP Logon might be deleted, or the connection entry hasn't been created within SAP Logon.
The connection entry records could be verified within SAP Logon console.
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