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Tableau Server 2018.2.3

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2018.2.29, which contains additional fixes.

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The Windows version has been removed due to an issue with certificates preventing it from being able to install correctly. For more details, please see this Knowledge Base article.

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Download Tableau Server 2018.2.3

Release date

Tue, October 16, 2018

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

Amazon Athena data sources published with "Prompt User" were inaccessible and a "Missing credentials error: Either UID/PWD or AwsCredentialsProviderClass must be provided." error occurred when you tried to access them.


When you used a filter on a data source with a non-January fiscal year start, sometimes an "Unable to complete action Internal Error - An unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed" error occurred.


In some multi-node Tableau Server clusters, it was not possible to generate log snapshots via the UI.


When you added a node to a cluster using an incorrect Run As User password in Tableau Server 2018.2, the Run As User account became locked due to multiple incorrect password attempts.


2018.2 TSM Maintenance Backup stops with this error "61% Uninstalling backup services. An error occurred on the server generating the backup."


After adjusting zoom levels, some column and header borders were missing.


When viewing a dashboard in IE 11 which used Javascript embed code, check boxes and radio buttons intermittently failed to display.


Clicking the vertical browser scrollbar sometimes cleared filter action selections on a dashboard.


When running tsm upgrade script with a path containing parenthesis, the install fails with "\Tableau\Tableau was unexpected at this time." during upgrade from 2018.1 to 2018.2.1.


When trying to change the Run As Service Account name in TSMUI with a netbios name that contains a period, an error occurs: "The username must be specified as 'domain\user' with the domain being in the short (NetBIOS) format."


The Run As Service account cannot be set to use an account from an Active Directory domain that is different from the server’s AD domain.


After upgrading to Tableau Server 2018.2, the application would sometimes hang after entering a username/password for non-default run as user. Additionally, this issue sometimes occurred after entering the wrong username or password.

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