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Error "Site Needed" Using the Data Extract Command-Line Utility with Tableau Cloud and Tableau with MFA Authentication


Published: 10 Nov 2021
Last Modified Date: 08 Jun 2022

Issue

When attempting to refresh a published data source using the Data Extract Command-Line Utility with Tableau MFA on Tableau Cloud, the following error occurs: ​​

Site Needed

Environment

  • Tableau Cloud
  • Tableau with MFA
  • Data Extract Command-Line Utility

Cause

The Data Extract Command-Line Utility will not function when MFA is enforced with Tableau authentication in Tableau Cloud. 
 
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