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3259107 - Import Data Connection to SQL does not prompt for User Credentials in SAP Analytics Cloud


After creating an Import Data Connection to SQL, without sharing credentials, when another user attempts to consume this Connection, eg. when creating a Model, the User is not prompted for datasource credentials and the following error is shown;

"Unable to connect to data source. Check your connection details then try again."


  • SAP Analytics Cloud Wave 2022.15.x
  • Import Data Connection to SQL (Amazon Redshift)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to SAP Analytics Cloud with User A
  2. Navigate to Connections
  3. Create an Import Data Connection to SQL and disable the "Share these credentials when sharing this connection" checkbox
  4. Log in to User B
  5. Click Modeler > Create New > From a datasource
  6. Select SQL Databases
  7. Select the recently created connection, created by User A
  8. Observe no prompt screen to enter credentials is shown, and the error is shown


This issue is currently under investigation by the Development team


This issue is currently under investigation by the Development team

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