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Unable to delete Custom Views by Server Admin


Published: 29 Jul 2020
Last Modified Date: 29 Jul 2020

Question

How to delete custom view by Server admin or content publisher?

Environment

  • Tableau Server

Answer

The ability to delete Custom Views by Server Admin is currently not built into the product.

Server Admin is able to see the Custom view if it is set to Public but cannot delete it. The only person with ability to remove it is the people who create the Custom View. 

Server Admin and publishers are not allowed to delete it.

Workaround

Option 1:
1: Download the workbook
2: Republish the workbook by giving a new workbook name

Option 2:
1: Download the workbook
2: Delete the Original workbook and then republish it. 
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