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Incremental Refresh via Sync Client Duplicating Data


Published: 18 Nov 2016
Last Modified Date: 23 Nov 2016

Issue

When performing incremental refreshes using Sync Client, underlying rows become duplicated in published data source. 

Environment

  • Tableau Online 
  • Tableau Desktop/Sync Client 10.0.0 - 10.0.3 and 10.1.0 - 10.1.1
  • Incremental Refresh 

Resolution

Until a permanent solution is released, use one of the following workaround options.

Option 1 Perform a full refresh of the data source. 

Option 2 Use the Command-Line Utility to perform the incremental refresh. See Automate Extract Refresh Tasks from the Command Line for more information. 
 

Cause

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