Error "The flow was failed" occurs when running the flow right after opening it in Tableau Prep

Published: 27 Oct 2023
Last Modified Date: 01 Nov 2023


The following error may occur when running any flow right after opening it by double-clicking the file name. It happens once/10-20 times.

Flow failed. 
An error occurred while checking the output step. 



  • Tableau Prep Builder 2023.2.1, 2023.2.2


Option 1

Install and use Tableau Prep Builder 2023.2.3 or later versions.

Option 2

Close the error message and re-run the flow.

Option 3

After opening the flow by double clicking the flow file, wait for some seconds before running the flow. 
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