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Automating Export of Packaged Workbooks


Published: 26 Aug 2015
Last Modified Date: 17 Aug 2017

Question

How to automate an export of packaged workbooks to a network folder using tabcmd.

Environment

Tableau Server

Answer

  1. Create a tabcmd batch script. For example: 
  2. tabcmd login -s <http://server> -u <username> -p <password> 
    tabcmd get "<path to workbook>" -f "<path to export location>"
  3. Save the command-line script as a .bat file. 
  4. Run the .bat script on a schedule using an automation tool, such as the built-in Windows Task Scheduler. 
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