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Receiving error "Missing required context variable" when attempting to connect to Google Analytics


Published: 24 Feb 2016
Last Modified Date: 24 Jul 2017

Issue

When attempting to connect to Google Analytics from Tableau Desktop, you may receive the error:
 
"Missing required context variable"

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 
  • Google Analytics

Resolution

Check for empty accounts, which means accounts without any info in PROPERTY or VIEW, in your Google Analytics Account.
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