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Tableau Desktop 2020.2.8

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

Download Tableau Desktop 2020.2.8 Download latest version (Recommended)

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Tableau Desktop is not available for mobile devices. Please log in from a desktop computer to download.

Download Unavailable

The download file for this version has been removed due to the security issues currently identified in CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046. In order to address these security issues, you must update to the newest version of your desired Tableau product. For more information please see the Knowledge Article, Apache Log4j2 vulnerability (Log4shell)

Changes were applied to improve security. See ADV-058 in Security Bulletins for more details.

Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description
1159516

Using the MSAS 15.1.x driver, an error would occur when dragging any field into the view, "Error Code A7AE04D2. Unknown error communication with the data source
(COM 0xC1010000)."

1173235

The MIN() function added in the query causes performance degradation since 2020.2.0.

1164363

Tableau Desktop installation property DRIVEDIR did not work as expected.

1156951

"Initial Connection : Hyper : Failed to start a new hyper instance. AssignProcessToJobObject() failed.: Access is denied" would display when creating an extract on Citrix XenApp.

1154182

Oracle error "ORA-01424: missing or illegal character following the escape character", would sometimes display when dragging a table to the canvas.


Download Files


Build number

20202.20.1110.1614

Download Tableau Desktop 2020.2.8

Release date

Thu, November 19, 2020


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