Unable to Refresh Filter Content After Changing Alias File with Oracle Essbase Data Source

Published: 18 Apr 2017
Last Modified Date: 19 Apr 2017


When Tableau Desktop is connected to an Oracle Essbase data source, the content of  a filter does not refresh after changing the Alias File. 


  • Tableau Desktop 10.1.5
  • Windows 7
  • Essbase


Option 1

Remove and re-add quick filter again after changing the Alias File.

Option 2

Save, close and re-open the workbook after changing the Alias File.


Our team is investigating this issue. 

Additional Information

Cube (multidimensional) data source's aliases are created by the database administrators in  Alias Files. Such files can be activated in Tableau Desktop by using the options Data > Alias File. For more information, see Aliases with a Cube Data Source.
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