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Corrupted PDF Files Created Using tabcmd


Published: 15 Apr 2016
Last Modified Date: 15 Jun 2017

Issue

When using tabcmd export to create PDF reports, corrupted PDF files might be generated. 

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Option 1

Specify tabcmd logout prior to generating a new PDF file.

Option 2

Add “.pdf” in the URL and do not include any hash tag (#), number and ":iid=<n>" at the end of the URL. For example: tabcmd get "/views/Wow/SummaryReports.pdf" -f "progressReport.pdf" 
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