Recently Opened Workbooks Contains "http" in their Name After Connecting to Tableau Server

Published: 14 Dec 2017
Last Modified Date: 25 Nov 2019


After connecting to Tableau Server with an http connection from Tableau Desktop, you notice that the list of recently opened workbooks contain "[http]" in their workbook name. 

Additionally, if you select one of these workbook, "http://http" is shown in the Tableau Server Sign In window and you are unable to open the workbook.


  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Desktop


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This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 702237) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop. 
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