Tableau Desktop Error starting Oauth Server when authenticating with Google

Published: 21 Aug 2021
Last Modified Date: 03 Sep 2021


Tableau Desktop connection to Google Sheets providing error "Error starting Oauth Server, process exited. Exit code: 6. Exit status: 1. Exit code: 1."

Oauth Google Sheets error

The Tableau Desktop std_oauthservice.txt in the /Documents/My Tableau Repository/Logs location will show the following:
dyld: Library not loaded: @rpath/libjli.dylib
  Referenced from: /Applications/Tableau Desktop
  Reason: no suitable image found.  Did find:
	/Applications/Tableau Desktop code signature invalid for '/Applications/Tableau Desktop'

Run the following command within the MacOS Terminal to verify the certificate issue preventing the library from loading.
spctl -a -vvv -t execute "/Applications/Tableau Desktop"

Verify that a similar output to the below is provided to confirm the certificate issue:
/Applications/Tableau Desktop CSSMERR_TP_CERT_REVOKED


  • Tableau Desktop 2020.3.2
  • Mac OSX 
  • Google Sheets
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