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The Published Data Source is Linked to Another Data Source in Ask Data and Web Edit


Published: 28 Aug 2022
Last Modified Date: 19 Sep 2022

Issue

The published data source is linked to another data source and the impacts are as follows:

1. Ask Data:

   The published data source shows another data source table published in Tableau Server.


2. Connect to Data:

    When editing the workbook, if you connect to the published data source, the link is to a different data source.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2021.4 and newer

Resolution

Workaround is to publish all data sources with the name in one case such as all lowercase or all uppercase. 

Note:  Tableau Server internally adds a unique identifier to the repository_url but the published data source could have the exact same repository_url (case-sensitive) as current existing published data source.
 

Cause


This behavior is currently under investigation under Known Issue ID 1448105.
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