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The value of the "Metrics Content Type" setting on the Tableau Server settings page does not persist when changing other settings


Published: 05 Nov 2020
Last Modified Date: 06 Nov 2020

Issue

The value for "Enable metrics" under Metrics Content Type on the Tableau Server settings page can be affected by other settings changes on this page once the browser is refreshed - the setting is not persistent.

Environment

  • Reproduced in Tableau Server 2020.2.0 and 2020.3.0
  • Reproduced in Amazon Linux 2 and Windows Server 2019

Resolution

As a workaround, set the "Enable metrics" under Metrics Content Type to the desired value as the last change on the page and save it. Refresh the browser page to ensure the desired value has persisted.

Cause

This is related to a known issue that is being addressed by the development team.
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