Row Level Security issue When the USER Function is used in Join Calculation
Published: 11 Apr 2019
Last Modified Date: 24 Sep 2019
IssueWhen using User Function in a Join Calculation such as USERNAME()= [Username] to join two table to perform a Row Level Security, users could see another users's view when accessing the Published Workbook on Tableau Server / Online around the same time.
Additionally, this scenario would only happen in Join Calculation Row Level Security on Live connection.
- Tableau Desktop
- Tableau Server
- Tableau Online
CauseThis behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 897046) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server.
Additional InformationWhen using User Functions in a Filter or using an Extract, Row level security is still performing and it is error free.
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