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Error "The flow can't be published because Tableau Prep Conductor isn't enabled on the specified server or site" When Publishing a Flow in Tableau Prep Builder


Published: 15 Feb 2019
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022

Issue

When attempting to publish a flow in Tableau Prep Builder to Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud, the following error occurs:

"The flow can't be published because Tableau Prep Conductor isn't enabled on the specified server or site. Contact your System Administrator."

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Cloud

Cause

The Data Management Add-on, which is required to enable Tableau Prep Conductor, has not been activated on Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud.

Additional Information

Tableau Prep Conductor is licensed through the Data Management Add-on. Once a Data Management product key is activated on Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud, Tableau Prep Conductor will be enabled automatically.
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