Last Modified Date: 19 Nov 2017
- Tableau Server
ResolutionTo resolve, follow the steps listed in Set up OAuth for Google.
From Tableau Desktop, connect to Google Analytics and republish the data source to Tableau Server.
An OAuth token is not required in Tableau Desktop if the Google Analytics account is able to be authenticated through the web interface 2-factor authentication within Tableau Desktop whereas the Tableau Server is not able to display the web interface for the two-factor authentication.
CauseGoogle Analytics has not been set up with OAuth token.
Additional InformationThe connection to Google BigQuery and Google Analytics is created through an OAuth access token. Database credentials do not need to be stored in Tableau, and all users connect through this access token, including Tableau Desktop users who want to create or edit workbooks using this connection.
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