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Error: "Set a limit that doesn't exceed the total number of <site role> licenses" when setting site role limit


Published: 25 Mar 2021
Last Modified Date: 17 May 2021

Issue

When attempting to set a site role limit, the following error might occur:
Set a limit that doesn't exceed the total number of <site role> licenses

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2020.4
  • Tableau Server 2021.1
  • Mixed license core-based and creator environment

Resolution

Upgrade Tableau Server to one of the following versions:
Tableau Server 2020.4.4 and newer
Tableau Server 2021.1.1 and newer

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 1235165 that has been resolved in later versions.
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