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I need to validate the connection to my data source, or I need to change my data source settings.

If you need to update your data source, or you got a connection error and need to check your settings, follow these steps and validate your connection to the data source.

  1. From the QuickSight home screen, choose Manage data.

  2. Choose New data set.

  3. Scroll to FROM EXISTING DATA SOURCES.

  4. Choose the data source you want to test or change.

  5. If the option is offered, choose Edit/Preview data.

  6. Choose Validate connection.

  7. Make any changes you want to make, then choose Update data source.