We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2018.2.25, which contains additional fixes.
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Changes were applied to improve security. See ADV-2019-017, ADV-2019-018, and ADV 2019-019 in Security Bulletins for more details.
Backups would fail if backing up the postgres database took more than an hour.
Published live Excel data source with join does not update data during refresh in neither Desktop nor Server.
Maintenance updates made to the Salesforce connector.
When adding sign-in for AD users from a non default child domain, Tableau Server uses port 389 when configured for sslPort 3269. Port 389 is then blocked, resulting in failure/timeout.
Sometimes, a Pivotal Greenplum extract refresh would report as having run successfully even though the query was cancelled from the database side.
When refreshing a Marketo extract, sometimes an "An unrecoverable error occurred" message occurs.
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