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On August 1st, the Tableau development team updated the certificates for our Windows based product installers. This change may cause issues with installing specific versions of Tableau Products. To resolve, please install the latest maintenance version of the product you’re using here. For more details, please see this Knowledge Base article.

Product release and download

Tableau Server 2020.2.5

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2020.2.8, which contains additional fixes.

Download Tableau Server 2020.2.8


Build number

20202.20.0818.0857

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Release date

Thu, 27 August, 2020

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Changes were applied to improve security. See ADV-2020-04, ADV-2020-045, ADV-2020-046, ADV-020-047, ADV-2020-048, ADV-2020-049, and ADV-2020-050 in Security Bulletins for more details.

Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description
1125228

After an upgrade to 2020.2, an error would sometimes occur when connecting to published data sources, "%1 is not a valid Win32 application".

1129729

A SAP HANA data source would sometimes error on refresh when input parameters were used. The error displayed, "Connectionless Failure: column store error: search table error: Instantiation of calculation model failed."

1146888

On upgrade to 2019.4, excessive 4096 errors showed on VizQl nodes which could cause larger log files.

1121960

A restore backup would sometimes fail due to a GC space limit with the error, "java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: GC overhead limit exceeded in control-filestore".

1131765

When the iOS Mail App is used, the Tableau Server subscription PDF attachment was not available.

1137189

A logic exception error would sometimes occur when any Analysis Services field formatted for wildcard matching was placed on the filters shelf.

1137843

On some Linux platforms, the "shareProductUsageDataSettings" installation setting entered into the JSON configuration file did not import correctly.

1140466

When a workbook using the playback feature was published to Tableau Server and the option to show playback controls were removed, the play button continued to display.

1146885

Excessive Vizportal 4096 errors would show in the DataQualityService and WebClientDatasourceAppService.

1146936

Tableau Server Prep flows connected to a Presto data source would sometimes fail.

1065481

Stale extracts would sometimes not get reaped causing a disk space increase.

1082196

Internet Communication Error would sometimes occur when a workbook was published via Tabcmd and the initial node of an HA installation was not available.

1134194

The URL generated for sharing an unsaved custom view in a non-default site would sometimes be incorrect when a non-default gateway port is used.

1139810

Auto field improvement with friendly names would sometimes not remove the underscore.

1108166

A port conflict would sometimes occur when adding the Elastic Server process to a multi-node environment.

1131754

A "script error" would sometimes occur when an embedded view using Microsoft Edge was accessed on an iPhone.

1146625

Error occurred when trying to open a workbook with a published Snowflake connection, "insufficient privileges to operate on schema".


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