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When Connecting to Google Big Query from Tableau Desktop, the Target Project is not Displayed


Published: 08 Feb 2022
Last Modified Date: 09 Feb 2022

Issue

When connecting to Google Big Query from Tableau Desktop, the target project is not displayed.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Google Big Query
  • Google Cloud

Resolution

You need to add the service account that you have signed in Tableau Desktop as a member of the target project on Google Cloud.
You can add members on Google Cloud by doing the following.

1. Access Google Cloud
2. Select the project.
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3. Click Menu > I AM & Admin.
4. Click ADD and add the target service account.
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Cause

Service account permissions have not been granted to the target project.
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