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2824170 - Live Data Connections missing when creating a Story directly in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


Live Data Connections are missing when creating a Story using the "Access and Explore" feature in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC)


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.16.0

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. Navigate to Menu - Create - Story
  3. Click "Access and Explore Data"
  4. Click the "Data from a datasource" button
  5. Observe that only Acquire Data Connections are shown


This issue is currently behaviour by design.


To create a Story using a Live Data Connection, please first create a Model by completing the following steps:

  1. Navigate to Menu - Create - Model
  2. Click "Get data from a datasource"
  3. Under the "Connect to live data" area at the top right, click "Live Data connection"

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