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No Prompt For Credentials When Adding Data Source Via Web Edit


Published: 22 Jul 2020
Last Modified Date: 21 Aug 2020

Issue

When you add an additional data source via web edit and save, there is no prompt to embed credentials.
Additionally, after saving, you cannot embed credentials via Edit Connection > Embed Credentials.

Environment

Tableau Server
Tableau Online 
 

Resolution

Use Save As instead of Save, or download and republish the workbook using Tableau Desktop.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 1127364 which is currently under investigation. 
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