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Error "Cannot customize connection attribute odbc-connect-string-extras" When Using DelegationUID in TDC File


Published: 14 Feb 2022
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022

Issue

When using a TDC file that contains the DelegationUID connection string parameter, the following error occurs:
Cannot customize connection attribute odbc-connect-string-extras

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Remove the DelegationUID connection string parameter from the TDC file.

Cause

The use of the DelegationUID connection string parameter in a TDC file is forbidden due to the security risk associated its use.
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