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Error "HTTP bad request" Publishing Workbook or Data Source to Tableau Project Without Permissions


Published: 11 Jun 2019
Last Modified Date: 22 Jul 2019

Issue

When publishing a data source or workbook to Tableau Online or Tableau Server, the following error occurs:

        Unable to complete action
        An error occurred when publishing the workbook.
        HTTP Bad request


 

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Work with your Tableau Online or Tableau Server administrator to ensure that you have the 'View' permission for the project you are publishing to. See View or Edit Permissions for more information. 

Cause

The user who is publishing does not have the 'View' permission for the project they are publishing to.
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