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When connecting to Google Drive from Tableau Desktop, getting error "Google Drive has rejected this request because of insufficient permissions."


Published: 23 Aug 2021
Last Modified Date: 07 Nov 2022

Issue

When connecting to Google Drive from Tableau Desktop, getting the error:

Tableau Desktop:
Error "Google Drive has rejected this request because of insufficient permissions." occurs.

Tableau Prep Builder:
Nothing appears in the dialog box.

 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop 
  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Windows 
  • Google Drive

Resolution

In Google Admin console, please allow third-party apps for Drive files.
https://support.google.com/a/answer/6105699?hl=en
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