Published: 14 Jan 2019 Last Modified Date: 22 Mar 2019
How to restrict a node to only run flows.
Tableau Server 2019.1
Tableau Prep Conductor
Server admins can set aside a node to only run Prep Flows by using the options available via TSM cmd line. Node roles is a new feature that has been added in Tableau Server 2019.1. For more information, see Node Roles.
The following commands dedicate a node to only doing flow related operations.
Get the nodeID for your dedicated node with the verbose option to see the list of services on each node:
tsm topology list-nodes -v
Set the node role for for the dedicated node using the nodeID that you got from running the command described above:
tsm topology set-node-role -n nodeID -r flows
tsm pending-changes apply
Restart your Tableau Server.
Review the processes and Server Status on each node to make sure the configuration is as you expected and all the processes are running.