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Error "/tmp/(..) is not an allowed path for query-file (...) When Loading a Workbook Published to Tableau Server on Linux


Published: 20 Jun 2018
Last Modified Date: 12 Jul 2018

Issue

When attempting to load a workbook that has been published to Tableau Server on Linux, the following error might occur: 
 /tmp/xxxx is not an allowed path for query-file 
DataServiceFailure 

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2018.1.1
  • Linux

Resolution

As a Tableau Server Administrator, upgrade to Tableau Server 2018.1.3; 10.5.6 or later versions. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server in Tableau Help. 
 

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 782884) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Server. 
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