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Error "Failed to refresh data source ... Publish failure\n" Using Tableau Online Sync Client


Published: 21 Apr 2016
Last Modified Date: 22 Jul 2016

Issue

When refreshing a data source using the Tableau Online sync client, refreshes might intermittently fail with the following error message: 
 
Failed to refresh data source: <data source name> due to the following error: Publish failure\n"}

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Sync Client 9.3.2 and earlier. 

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that has been corrected in more recent releases.
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