Error "Some subscriptions were not sent successfully" Sending Subscriptions When Workbook Uses Published Data Sources

Published: 06 Jan 2020
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022


Subscription email fails to run with the following error message when the workbook is connected to a published data source and the user does not have connect or view permissions to the data source:

Some subscriptions were not sent successfully.


  • Tableau Cloud
  • Subscriptions


Try one of the below options:

Option 1
Ensure the user(s) have View and Connect permissions to the published data source(s) the workbook uses. See Permission Roles for more information.

Option 2
Republish the workbook and ensure all data sources, including published are set to Embedded Password. See Set Credentials for Accessing Your Published Data for more information. 


The user does not have permission to view and connect to the data source.
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