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Data Source URL Becomes Invalid


Published: 08 Dec 2023
Last Modified Date: 12 Dec 2023

Issue

A published data source URL becomes invalid when opening a shared link.  The data source has been republished with the same name and the ID in the URL will change causing any old shared links to become invalid.  The following error occurs but the data source has not been deleted:

Page unavailable
The content you are looking for doesn't exist.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Cloud

Cause

A data source URL changed after being republished using Web Edit or Tableau Desktop which causes the ID in the URL to change.
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