Unable to Run Flow by Command Line if there two or more data connected to the same Tableau Server in a Prep Flow

Published: 14 Aug 2023
Last Modified Date: 16 Aug 2023


The below error occurs when using the command line to run the flow which has 2 or more input data sources connected to the same Tableau Server.


No Tableau Server user found.
There was an error with the data source "". Verify that the data source is configured correctly


Below is an example of a flow that has two input data source from the same Tableau Server.
When running this flow from command line, it fails with the error above.
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  • Tableau Prep Builder 2022.2, 2022.3, 2022.4, 2023.1, 2023.2
  • Command line


Workaround 1: 
Edit the flow to use a single connection to Tableau Server and add multiple tables from it.
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Workaround 2: 
Use Tableau Prep Builder 2022.1.5 or 2021.4.4 to run the flow from command line.


This is a known issue under investigation. Reference ID: W-13902615
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