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Extract Refresh Of The Published Google Analytics Data Source Failed With Tableau_Error_Code=C79B2Cc8


Published: 30 Nov 2020
Last Modified Date: 26 Mar 2021

Issue

Extract refresh of the published Google Analytics data source failed with the following error:
 "com.tableausoftware.nativeapi.exceptions.DataSourceException: Authentication failed."  In the vizportal log file (for example vizportal_node1-0.log), the error message: "tableau_error_code=C79B2CC8" could be found.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2020.3.1
  • Tableau Desktop 2020.3
  • Google Analytics

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Desktop 2020.4 or later and republish Google Analytics data source.

 

Cause

This is a known issue that is fixed in more recent version of the product.
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