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Issues creating extracts using API/SDK


Published: 07 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 08 Feb 2018

Issue

When using third party scripts to create extracts via the Tableau Data Extract API / SDK (newer versions), it may be impossible to create a .tde file later, even when it works using Tableau Desktop to do the same.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Extract API / SDK

Cause


While troubleshooting scripts, third party software that creates extracts using the API / SDK, or user environments where the API / SDK is being used, the following steps can help resolve extract creation issues:
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