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Finding Your Tableau Desktop or Tableau Server Version and Build Number


Published: 10 Dec 2013
Last Modified Date: 17 Jan 2017

Question

How to find the version and build number of Tableau Server or Tableau Desktop.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

For Tableau Desktop

  1. Open Tableau Desktop
  2. Select Help > About Tableau 
The version and build number will appear towards the top of the About Tableau window:
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For Tableau Server

Option 1: Use the Tableau Server UI

  1. After signing in to Tableau Server, click the information icon in the top right corner:

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  2. Select About Tableau Server.

Option 2: Use tabadmin

  1. On the computer running Tableau Server, open the Command Prompt window as an administrator and navigate to the Tableau Server bin folder:
    • By default, this folder will be "C:\Program Files\Tableau\Tableau Server\<version>\bin"
  2. At the command prompt, run the following command: tabadmin version

Additional Information

The Tableau license is not version specific. When you have an up-to-date maintenance agreement, you can upgrade to the latest version at any time.
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