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Unable to Connect to SAS Statistical File


Published: 21 Jun 2013
Last Modified Date: 03 Aug 2020

Issue

Unable to connect to SAS (*.sas7bdat) file.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • SAS statistical file

Resolution

Use one of the following workarounds:

  • Mirror the data source to a supported database format.
  • Export the data from SAS into a comma delimited file (CSV).
  • Use a data reshaping tool such as Alteryx or a script to create a file in a supported format.
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