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Error "Error 1918. Error installing ODBC driver MySQL 8.0 ANSI Driver, ODBC Error 13" When Installing MySQL Driver 8.0.19 For Tableau Desktop


Published: 14 Feb 2020
Last Modified Date: 07 Jul 2020

Issue

When installing MySQL Driver version 8.0.19 for Tableau Desktop, the following error appears:

Error 1918. Error installing ODBC driver MySQL ODBC 8.0 ANSI Driver, error 13: The setup routines for the MySQL ODBC 8.0 ANSI Driver ODBC driver could not be loaded due to system error code 126.


Environment

 
  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • MySQL

Cause

MySQL driver 8.0.19 and 8.0.20 appears to have issues installing correctly and working properly with Tableau Desktop, and MySQL driver 8.0.18 does not appear to have the same issues.
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