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I'm receiving an `access_token` error when trying to run queries in the IDE.

If you're seeing a database error labeled access_token when you try to run queries in the IDE, this means your OAuth connection between Snowflake and dbt Cloud has expired.

To fix this, you'll need to re-connect the two tools.

Your Snowflake administrator can configure the refresh tokens' validity, which has a maximum 90-day validity period.

To resolve the issue, complete the following steps:

  1. Go to your Profile settings page (accessible from the gear icon at the upper right corner of dbt Cloud).
  2. Click on the correct warehouse connection under Credentials.
  3. Click the green Reconnect Snowflake Account button in the Development Credentials section. This drives you through reauthentication through the SSO flow.

If you've tried the step above and are still experiencing this behavior, reach out to the Support team at for further assistance.