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Error "Unable to read from <file path>/<extract name>.tde" Publishing Data Source to Tableau Online


Published: 10 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 11 Apr 2018

Issue

When you try to publish a data source to Tableau Online which has the same name as an already published data source, the following error occurs: 
Unable to read from <file path>/<extract name>.tde
Where the file path is long and contains hashes. 

Environment

Tableau Online

Resolution

  1. Delete the existing published data source.
  2. Republish the new data source.

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 738789 which is currently under investigation.
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