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Error Viewing Public Dashboard Using Guest Access


Published: 11 Oct 2016
Last Modified Date: 08 Dec 2020

Issue

When accessing a view using Guest access, users receive the following error:
DataServiceFailure
Unable to connect to the server "localhost". Check that the server is running and that you have access privileges to the requested database.

Environment

  • Tableau Server

Resolution

Republish the workbook with datasource embedded.

Cause

The Guest user is not allowed to connect to published data sources.
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