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Unable to Access Tableau Bridge (Sync Client) in 32-bit Tableau Desktop


Published: 21 May 2015
Last Modified Date: 04 Dec 2017

Issue

In Tableau Desktop 32-bit, the option to Start Tableau Bridge (Sync Client) is missing from the Server menu.

Environment

32-bit Tableau Desktop 9.0.1 and newer versions

Cause

Beginning with version 9.0.1, The Tableau Online sync client is only available with the 64-bit version of Tableau Desktop on Windows. Starting with Tableau Desktop 10.4 Sync Client was renamed Tableau Bridge.
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