Backup fails with error "Assembling the tsbak archive failed" on Tableau Server
Published: 01 Jun 2021 Last Modified Date: 07 Jun 2021
Backup fails with error "Assembling the tsbak archive failed"
Tableau Server 2021.1.2
Apply the following information:
1. Grant full permission to Network Service on Backup location. For example, if Tableau is installed on drive D and backup location is E:\backup, Network Service should have write permission on this folder.
2. Confirm the administrator group is in the "Create Symbolic Links" local policy and or not being prevented by a group policy: a. Select Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Local Security Policy. b. In Local Security Policy, open Local Policies, select User Rights Assignments. c. Right-click on "Create Symbolic Links" policy and then click Properties d. Verify "Administrators" group is specified.
Tableau server does not have required permissions to complete backup.