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Error "This datasource is corrupted. Republish the data source from Tableau Desktop" when using Bridge Client 2018.2


Published: 17 Sep 2018
Last Modified Date: 05 Oct 2018

Issue

While viewing data sources in Bridge Client 2018.2, the following error occurs:
 
"This datasource is corrupted. Republish the data source from Tableau Desktop" will be displayed.

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Bridge Client 2018.2

Resolution

1. Sign in to your Tableau Online site with site administrator credentials. 
2. Click Settings, and then select the Authentication tab. 
3. Under Connected clients, select the Allow connected clients on this Tableau Online site check box. 

Additional Information

Users are unable to interact with the data source as both Run Now and Edit icon are not available, although scheduled data sources will continue to refresh successfully.
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