Tabular Databases: The workspace server was not found

Sometimes, due to environment changes or some other reason, you want to change the workspace database that you are developing your tabular model against. I recently had a need to do this as my old tabular database instance was no longer active. When I went to open up the bim file, I received the following error message:

 

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To fix it, click on the bim file once to select it and then go to properties (F4). The last property on the page is called “Workspace Server” and specifies where the workspace database server is. Change this field to the name of your new server and then the following confirmation screen will appear:

 

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Simply click “Apply Change” and you’re done. Short and simple.

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