Error "***500 "Internal Server Error" When Exporting Views with tabcmd

Published: 04 Apr 2014
Last Modified Date: 27 Mar 2018


When using tabcmd to export an image of a view, the following error might occur:

***500 "Internal Server Error"


Tableau Server


Option 1

Ensure that the user running tabcmd has permission to export views and that the view and site exist in Tableau Server.

Option 2

Republish the workbook to Tableau Server with embedded credentials. For more information, see Embed Credentials to Streamline Signing In to a Published Workbook

Option 3

Use tabcmd 'get' with the .png extension to export the image, rather than 'export'. For more information, see tabcmd Commands.


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