Error "SSLHandshakeException PKIX path building failed" When Connecting to Google Analytics

Published: 18 Dec 2020
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022


When connecting Tableau Desktop to Google Analytics or Google BigQuery, the following error may occur:

Authentication failed
Error code: 84223ADA
SSLHandshakeException PKIX path building failed: unable to find valid certification path to requested target


  • Tableau Desktop 2020.3.1
  • Google Analytics or Google BigQuery


Work with your IT team to add to the bypass or exception list for SSL inspection.


Tableau Desktop may be unable to connect to because of SSL inspection (or HTTPS interception).

Additional Information

To check for SSL interception, carry out the following steps to check the certification paths for and
  1. In the Google Chrome browser, go to
  2. Click the padlock icon in the web address bar > Certificate > Certification Path tab.
  3. Compare the certification path against that in the screenshot below.
  4. Repeat Steps 1 to 3 for
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