Error: "Tableau Data Engine Error..." When Opening Extract
Published: 01 Mar 2017 Last Modified Date: 10 Mar 2017
When attempting to connect to an extract in Tableau Desktop 10.1 or earlier, one of the following error messages is received:
Tableau Data Engine Error: 201: 2
Tableau Data Engine Error: 4: Version too new
Tableau Desktop 10.1 and earlier
Tableau Data Extract
Open the extract in Tableau Desktop 10.2 or a later version.
Extracts of spatial files or extracts with geospatial columns (new feature in 10.2) are not compatible with data engines from earlier releases and attempting to open these extracts will result in an error.
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