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Unable to Overwrite Existing Flow Output File in Network Drive


Published: 19 Jun 2019
Last Modified Date: 20 Nov 2019

Issue

Unable to overwrite an existing hyper file located in network drive when running a flow in Tableau Prep Builder.

Environment

Tableau Prep Builder

Resolution

Work with your IT or security department to ensure you have the necessary shared permissions and NTFS permissions configured on the network drive. If the permissions can not be adjusted, open Tableau Prep Builder using the "Run as Administrator" option.
 

Cause

The user running the flow in Tableau Prep Builder does not have enough permissions on the shared drive.  
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