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How to run tabcmd in MacOS


Published: 28 Jun 2022
Last Modified Date: 29 Jun 2022

Question

How to run tabcmd in MacOS

Environment

  • Tableau Cloud
  • Tabcmd
  • MacOS

Answer

Tabcmd is only available for Windows and Linux operating systems, not MacOS. The ability to run tabcmd in MacOS is not built into the product.

Workaround:

Option 1:

Download the tabcmd.deb linux package to run on MacOS

1: Install the latest JDK from here:
https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/downloads/#jdk17-mac

2. Download the latest tabcmd deb from here:
https://www.tableau.com/support/releases/server/2022.1.3

3: Followed the instructions in the video below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akY0HrvgPSo

4: Run the tabcmd login command

./tabcmd --accepteula

./tabcmd login -s serverURL -t siteID -u user@email.com -p password --no-certcheck


Option 2:

Run Tabcmd2 script on MacOS

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