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Choosing Which Scheduled Background Task Runs First


Published: 02 Dec 2016
Last Modified Date: 19 Jun 2017

Question

How to run one scheduled task before all other background tasks. 

Environment

Tableau Online
 

Answer

Option 1: 

Give the task a higher priority (lower number) than all other tasks. For more information, see Manage Refresh Tasks.

Option 2: 

Run the task immediately using Run Now.

Note: Run Now is primarily intended for use during testing or in urgent situations.  

Additional Information

By default, scheduled tasks are given a priority of 50. 
 
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