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Error "Failure evaluating to database: No such column [Field Name]" When Running Flows Connected to Published Data Sources using Reverse Pivots


Published: 25 Nov 2019
Last Modified Date: 25 Nov 2019

Issue

When running flows connected to Published Data Sources using Reverse Pivots, the following error message might occur:

"Failure evaluating to database: No such column [Field Name]"

Environment

  • Tableau Prep 2019.3 and later versions
  • Tableau Server and Tableau Online Published Data Sources

Resolution

As a workaround, please incorporate the reverse pivot into your data prep flow before publishing the data source to Tableau Server or Tableau Online, where possible.

Cause

This is behavior (ID: 1032312) is currently under investigation by our Development Team.
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