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Vague error message on (scheduled/on demand) dataflow refresh

I've been getting this error when trying to refresh my dataflows:




There was a problem refreshing your dataflow. {"RootActivityId":"..."}




When I try to save changes to the queries in the dataflow, I get a vague error message saying:


Can't save workflow
Unknown exception



I tried disabling Enhance Compute Engine but I'm getting a Status Code 400 when applying changes.


I've already checked our data for errors and could not locate any. This issue happens both on a dataflow that has a refresh schedule and one that does not.


Has anyone encountered this? This was the only relevant thread I could locate and there doesn't seem to be any clear way of resolving it based on that thread.


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@olimilo ,


Is your workspace V1? If it is V1, this is a known issue that has been submitted internally (ICM#: 258091404)

The solution is to upgrade the workspace from V1 (classic) to V2 (new).


Best Regards,

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I did but all my dataflow tables are under Pending Validation status. They're not loading any data when I use them in a dashboard.

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