Last Modified Date: 03 Mar 2020
EnvironmentTableau Prep 2018.1.1
Option 1:Upgrade to Tableau Prep Builder 2019.2.1 or a newer version. Click here for downloads of Tableau Prep: Tableau Prep Downloads and Release Notes. For more information on current releases, see Install Tableau Prep and Prep Upgrade.
Option 2:Use the following workaround:
- Open Tableau Desktop and connect to the database using the generic ODBC connector.
- Create an extract of the data source and save it to a location on your machine.
- Use the resulting extract as input in Tableau Prep by selecting Connections > Tableau Extract.
CauseGeneric ODBC connections were added to Tableau Prep Builder 2019.2.1.
Additional InformationSee the Tableau Prep technical specifications page for a list of the available and supported connectors.
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