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Error "Required columns are not present..." Performing an Incremental Extract Refresh


Published: 02 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 06 Feb 2018

Issue

When trying to perform an incremental extract refresh, the following error might occur:

Required columns are not present in the remote data source.  Perform full refresh of the extract.
Column [<name>] not present in the remote data source.

Environment

  • Tableau Online 10.5 
  • Tableau Server 10.5 

Resolution

To workaround the issue, perform a full refresh of the extract. Subsequent incremental refreshes should succeed. For more information, see Refreshing Extracts in Tableau Help. 

Cause

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