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A Command to Check the Setting Value of Enable Automatic Product Updates


Published: 10 Dec 2021
Last Modified Date: 13 Dec 2021

Question

Is there a command to check the setting value of the option under menu [Help] > [Settings and Performance] > [Enable Automatic Product Updates] 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop

Answer

This setting value of this option could be checked in the following registry registry.
(eg: for WINDOWS)
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Tableau\Tableau <version>\AutoUpdate

Below is a command to check the registry value.
e.g. 
PS H:\> reg query "HKLM\Software\Tableau\Tableau 2020.3\AutoUpdate" /v AutoUpdateAllowed

- Online Help: [Turn off product updates (Tableau Desktop only)]
 
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