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Canceling a queued subscription job shows increasing runtime in administrative view in Tableau Server 2020.4


Published: 17 Jun 2021
Last Modified Date: 18 Jun 2021

Issue

When subscription job in the queue is canceled, the canceled job in "Background Tasks for Non Extracts" administrative view (server or site) shows the increased runtime.
For example if mouse is hovered over the task runtime, it show is 0 first. After refreshing the page runtime shows increased seconds. 

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2020.4.2, 2020.4.5

Resolution

Upgrade to Tableau Server version 2021.1 that does not show the issue.

Cause

This appears to be user interface issue in Tableau Administrative view in "Background Tasks for Non Extracts"
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