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Exception "Unable to connect to the data source. PQstatus :1 ,fe_sendauth: no password supplied"


Published: 09 Jul 2018
Last Modified Date: 05 Oct 2019

Issue

When switching between views, an exception occurs:
 
"Unable to connect to the data source. PQstatus :1 ,fe_sendauth: no password supplied"

or


"PQstatus: 1, fe_sendauth: no password supplied Unable to connect to the server <Server Name>. Check that the server is running and that you have access privileges to the requested database. 

Environment

  • Tableau Server 10.5.0 - 10.5.11, 2018.1.0 - 2018.1.8, 2018.2.0 - 2018.2.5, 2018.3.0 -2018.3.3

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with id 860643 which has been corrected in more recent releases of Tableau Server. 

Additional Information

Note: Tableau does not release patches, issue fixes are provided via maintenance releases. 



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