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Changing Parameter Filter Triggers Unnecessary Query to The Original Data Source When Using Extract


Published: 13 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 11 Jul 2018

Issue

When changing a parameter filter in a workbook using an extract, Tableau sends a metadata query to the original data source.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 10.5.x and 10.4.x
  • MS SQL Server using Windows authentication
  • Workbook using extract has connection information of original data source(MS SQL Server using Windows authentication)

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2018.1.3; 10.5.6 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 763845) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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