"Tabcmd Runschedule" does not Run Subscription Schedules

Published: 15 Jul 2016
Last Modified Date: 24 Jul 2017


When running "tabcmd runschedule" with a site administrator role for subscription task, no task run and the following message occurred: 
"0 tasks from schedule 'XXXXXXX' submitted to run" 



  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Online


Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Server 10.1. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server.

Option 2 

  • Use server admin to run this command 
  • Use "Run Now" button on WebUI. 


This behavior is related to a known defect (ID: 557645) that has been fixed in the release 10.0.3 of Tableau Desktop/Server.

Additional Information

  • Site administrator can run extract refresh task with "tabcmd runschedule", but not subscription task. 
  • Site administrator can run the subscription task with "Run Now" button on the WebUI. 
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