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"Generate Sheet Image for View" Repeatedly Appears in Background Tasks for Non Extracts Admin View


Published: 21 Jun 2016
Last Modified Date: 27 Oct 2017

Issue

When using the Background Tasks for Non Extracts admin view, "Generate Sheet Image for View" appears many times. 

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Server
  • Favorite Snapshots
  • iOS Tableau Mobile app

Resolution

No action needs to be taken. Generate Sheet Image for View occurs when a workbook or view has been added to Favorites in the iOS mobile app.

 

Cause

The server refreshes favorite snapshots on a preset interval, generating the reoccurring "Generate Sheet Image for View" events on the Background Tasks for Non Extracts admin view. 
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