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Multiple Authentication Prompts When Only One Authentication should Suffice


Published: 26 Jan 2017
Last Modified Date: 27 Feb 2017

Issue

When using the "Refresh All Extracts" functionality in Tableau Desktop, you would be prompted to enter a username and password for data sources that did not require credentials. Refreshes would still proceed and succeed if you canceled the unexpected prompts. 

Environment

Tableau Desktop 10.0 and 10.1

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 594324) that has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop.
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