How to change Database name in a Tableau Workbook

This document demonstrates how we can change the name of a database in a Tableau workbook.

Open your workbook in Tableau Desktop.

Then navigate to the Data Source tab at the bottom left corner:

Home Page

Go through necessary authentication. 

In Data Sources page, all databases are listed on the left hand side panel under "Connections:

Connections panel

You can either double-click the name or right-click the database you would like to change the name and select "Rename":


It makes the name editable:

Edit name

Just write over that and hit enter. It will change it:

Final result

KeywordsTableau   Doc ID116292
OwnerMehrnaz A.GroupData KB
Created2022-01-26 10:36:03Updated2022-11-25 10:27:34
SitesData, Academic Planning & Institutional Research
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