Error "The dimension '[Tableau...Set...]' was not found in the cube"

Published: 13 Aug 2015
Last Modified Date: 12 Apr 2016


When you open an existing workbook that connects to Microsoft Analysis Services, an error similar to the following occurs:

An error occurred while communicating with data source
Analysis Services database error 0x80004005: Query (22, 13) The dimension '[Tableau... Set DA34AF29-363E-4428-9560-FC51E2DA8F3C_1]' was not found in the cube when the string, [Tableau... Set DA34AF29-363E-4428-9560-FC51E2DA8F3C_1], was parsed.'​


  • Tableau Desktop 9.0.3 - 9.0.6
  • Tableau Server 9.0.4 - 9.0.6 
  • MSAS


This behavior is a known issue which has been corrected in more recent versions.
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