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Error : "check That The File Exists And That You Have Sufficient Access Privileges For It" When Connect To Geojson


Published: 23 Jun 2020
Last Modified Date: 30 Jun 2020

Issue

Upon connecting to to Geojson, an error occurred while communicating with the data source:
Unable to connect to the file "<path>/<file>.geojson". Check that the file exists and that you have sufficient access privileges for it
Cannnot connect to spatial file: "<path>/<file>.geojson". GDAL Library Error: "Failed to read GeoJSON data"
The table "<table>" does not exist.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Geojson

Resolution

1. Check the Geojson file for any syntax error. Make sure there are matching brackets, etc.

2. Check if there are any missing coordinates values. 
e.g.  "coordinates": [  NaN, NaN ]
If there are any values showing NaN, remove or replace with the correct coordinate values in the data.
 

Cause

Geojson file has some syntax error or some coordinates values missing/corrupt.
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