Error "Error from Hive: error code: '0' ... 'ExecuteStatement finished with operation state" When Connecting to Hadoop Table

Published: 04 Nov 2014
Last Modified Date: 25 Apr 2017


When connecting to Hadoop Hive Table, data does not load and the following error message might occur:
Error from Hive: error code: '0' error message: 'ExecuteStatement finished with operation state: ERROR_STATE


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Hadoop Hive


Option 1

Work with your Hadoop administrator to ensure that you have permissions to access the table.

Note: Simply granting permissions to a username may not be sufficient; a directory path may also need to be specified.
For more information, see Directories and Permissions​ in Hadoop's knowledge base.

Option 2

Ensure that the latest drivers are installed and configured correctly: Drivers & Activation.

Additional Information

Other resolutions have been proposed in this third-party community post.

Important: Although we make every effort to ensure these links to external websites are accurate and relevant, Tableau cannot take responsibility for the accuracy or freshness of pages maintained by external providers. Contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.
Did this article resolve the issue?