Posts Tagged: java

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Tableau Configuration Templates: Understanding tabadmin configure
October 24, 2015
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Tableau uses different processes on different nodes to do the magic: gateway, application servers, repository, cache servers are all having their own configuration files on different server hosts. How can tableau keep their configuration files in sync? How can you change default values or customize the service settings? Like how can I create a remote user access […]
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Sending Emails with attachments from Tabcmd
September 8, 2015
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TabCmd is nice: you can logon to your server and generate fancy images and PDFs from your favorite workbooks. But sometimes you’d like to automate the flow and send emails to you or your users. No issues just check Tableau’s knowledge base article on tabcmd (Using Tabcmd). Oh, wait, it says: “While the tabcmd by itself […]
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Trigger Tableau Schedule from Java
September 9, 2014
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One of our customers asked me to help trigger Tableau Server extracts/schedules from their ETL application. The most easier way is to invoke tabcmd and call the runschedule command.  Well, I am not huge fan of the command line invocation from tools and applications, it’s fragile and platform dependent (our ETL is running on Linux […]