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"Cannot Open File" Error Publishing with Tabcmd


Published: 29 Jul 2016
Last Modified Date: 25 Sep 2017

Issue

Attempting to publish using tabcmd publish results in a "Cannot open file" error:

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Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Server
  • Tabcmd

Resolution

Ensure that the file path used in the tabcmd publish command exactly matches the name and location of the file, including all spaces and special characters. 

Cause

The file path, or file name, used in the publish command does not match the path or name of the resource.
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