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Tableau Server 2021.3

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

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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)

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This version has been removed to address security issues. See ADV-2021-016 in Security Bulletins for more details.

Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

With the ATR activation method, Server could become unlicensed when the product keys did not all have the same expiration end date and one key had expired. This was resolved on the ATR activation service on October 24 2022. There is no Tableau Server update that need to be completed to obtain this fix.


The 'embed=y' parameter is not included by default in the URL generated by the "share" button in Tableau Server.


Sites are now cached for performance improvements and any site setting modification could take up to 60 seconds to propagate to all nodes in the Server.


With the date format is set in the default properties as "HH:MM" then format from a row or column shelf, the axis format is lost when published.


When publishing a workbook, the custom number format on an axis may not show correctly when using a percentage symbol.


Date formatting (MMMMM) could be lost in the published view.


Cell background color could be changed to white after publishing.


When publishing a workbook, the quarter values on an axis could disappear.


The date axis label could render incorrectly if there is only a single data point.


When attempting to use text in a custom number format, after the view is published, the text changed to a number.


In versions 2020.1 and higher, the Run Now setting on the Site Management page for all sites, would not work when there was over 100 sites.


The DOWNLOAD_WORKBOOK historical event has been updated to only be triggered in the actual download use case.


After publishing a workbook with the locale "English (Ireland)" in Desktop, the axis start date could be incorrect.


Text wrap would sometimes not work properly after 2021.1 upgrade.


When a workbook is published to Tableau Online or Tableau Server 2021.1+, a visualization using a custom number format on an axis would not display correctly.


Site admins were no longer receiving the extract refresh failure bell or email notifications when another user's data sources and workbooks fail to refresh.


Creating and publishing an extract from the Data Source tab in Tableau Desktop, would sometimes not publish the extract as expected.


A leading space in an Alias, Measure, or Dimension name disappeared after publishing.


The fiscal year start month was reset after publishing to Tableau Online or Tableau Server 2021.1.


Published workbooks with a NOW() calculation would sometimes not display the correct "Site Time Zone for Extracts" setting.

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Tue, September 07, 2021

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