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Error "Tableau Data Engine Error: 504" When Using Data Blending in Desktop


Published: 20 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 21 Feb 2018

Issue

When refreshing data source or changing filter values in the worksheet that uses Data Blending, following error might occur:

Tableau Data Engine Error: 504:  C:\work\sampledata\.Tableau_11_45928727-DFBB-4BC6-8BB7-440058297639_1_Filter

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.2 - 10.5.0

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 10.3.8, 10.4.4 or 10.5.1. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Desktop in Tableau Help.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID:706208) that has been fixed in a later version of the product.
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