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Error "***500 "Internal Server Error"" When Exporting Views with tabcmd


Published: 04 Apr 2014
Last Modified Date: 15 Jul 2016

Issue

When using tabcmd to export an image of a view, the following error might occur:

***500 "Internal Server Error"

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Option 1

Ensure that the user running tabcmd has permission to export views and that the view and site exist in Tableau Server.

Option 2

Republish the workbook to Tableau Server with embedded credentials. For more information, see Embed Credentials to Streamline Signing In to a Published Workbook

Option 3

Use tabcmd 'get' with the .png extension to export the image, rather than 'export'. For more information, see tabcmd Commands.

Cause

Something went wrong when you tried to export the image. 
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