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The partnership between Alteryx and Tableau is becoming stronger and stronger, and the seamless effortless integration has been made easier through the Publish to Tableau Server Tool. This article demonstrates the use of the Publish to Tableau Server tool, available on the Alteryx Analytics Gallery.
Every so often we get questions about a .tde (Tableau Data Extract) file that is being output from Alteryx that has a file size of 30k when the original data is much larger. When the file is opened in Tableau this error sometimes comes up: An error occurred while communicating with data Source ‘yourfilename.tde’
If you observe an error message like Error: Salesforce Input (1) File " ", line 1 os.environ['PATH'] = r"... please read on to learn how to adjust the environment variables to resolve it. This can happen with any one of several Connector tools, not just the tool mentioned in the example.
User receives error when outputting hyper file:
Failed to start a new Hyper instance. Context: 0x86a93465 Caused by: The Hyper server process exited during startup with exit code: 1, Command-line: ""C:\Program Files\Alteryx\bin\Tableau\bin\hyper\hyperdstarter.exe" -x "database_directory=C:\Users\SVRC0049\AppData\Local\Temp"
When attempting to publish a workflow to your private Gallery which contains the Publish to Tableau Server macro, you may encounter an error similar to this: “Cannot find macro "PublishToTableauServer_v1.08.1\Publish to Tableau Server.yxmc"